Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Guatemala - Maya Ceramic Incense Burner
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Maya Ceramic Incense Burner
Type of Object: Ceremonial Object
Material: Ceramic
Measurements: 12.5 to 40 cm. in height.
Date or Period: Late Classic
Maker: Lowland Maya
Designated List Section: IB8 Special Forms - Incense Burners
Date of Import Restriction: 04/15/1991
Photograph: Institute of Anthropology and History, Ministry of Culture and Sports of Guatemala
Copyright: Institute of Anthropology and History, Ministry of Culture and Sports of Guatemala
 
Description of Designated List Category Subject to Import Restrictions:
Ceramic braziers, frequently with elaborate modelled and human or animal faces or figures representing deities, especially Sun God or God of Night. Often painted with red, blue, green, white, or black. These cylinders may also have been used as supports.
Keywords:
animal head, black, blue, ceramic, ceremonial object, deity, green, human head, incense burner, Lowland Maya, red, religious object, ritual object, white,

 


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