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Cylinder Vessel

700-800 CE

(, - present)

The hieroglyphic text on this small vase states that it is a drinking vessel for feasting and contained a cacao (chocolate)-based beverage.

Place object was created: eastern Petén lowlands

earthenware, slip paint

Measurements:    height: 6.75 inches    depth: 4 inches

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Francis Robicsek 1989.64.5

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH