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Mayan Pottery Copador Cylinder Late Classic, Ca. 600 to 900 AD. A ritual vessel with wonderful decoration. Overall surface in polychrome figural designs alternating with important Chiefs; each with long backracks and elaborate hand gestures. A PSS hieroglyphic inscription below rim and other glyphs in field. 8-3/4 inches (22.2cm) Height.
Ancient Mayan, c. 400 – 800 AD. Excellent Maya Chiefs bowl from El Salvador. Gorgeous polychrome with a carinated shape, depicting a series of 16 seated lords, each showing various hand positions used to communicate. The interior has five vultures with "speaking" glyphs surrounding a central Lamat glyph, representing the eighth day of the ceremonial calendar and is associated wit
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Southeast Asia, Indonesia, ca. mid-20th century CE. A fine ceremonial kris (also keris) of an ornate style. The hand-carved wooden handle displays a pair of abstract anthropomorphic maskettes along the interior curve, and the copper spacer cap has silver gilt (6%) and is inset with 10 faceted zirconium stones. The blade is made from a type of steel known as watered steel, and has a sinuous design with a gently oscillating profile and sharpened edges, as well as a grain pattern with lighter…