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Pre-Columbian Anonymous,
Small/Medium Bowl with Incised Glyphs, 1200 - 1500 AD
2 3/4 in. x 5 1/8 in. x 5 1/8 in. (6.99 cm x 13.02 cm x 13.02 cm)

Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Coil-built
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 71.1.156

Old number: H1314. Similar to 71.1.157 and 71.1.158, but the gylphs on all three bowls are slightly different.

No marks.

Coil-built earthenware bowl with incised decoration.

Object Description
Small to medium flat bottomed earthenware Mayan bowl. The bowl has no paint or slip, but is decorated with incised glyphs that read as "smoke". This was probably an incense bowl.

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