Incense Burner, Depicting the Mask of Kinich Ahau, the Mayan Sun God from Uaxactun

Unidentified Maya maker

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Late Classic Maya (600-900)

Terracotta

Overall: 6 5/8 × 9 3/4 in. (16.8 × 24.8 cm)

Overall: 6 5/8 × 9 3/4 in. (16.8 × 24.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Johnson, Class of 1938

C.976.250

Geography/Culture

Central America, Guatemala

Period

500-1000

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Exhibition History

Pre-Columbian Art, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 18-May 15, 1977.

Provenance

Reported to be from Uaxactun, Guatemalal; Mr. and Mrs. John Dam Johnson (1917-2001), Class of 1938; given to present collection, 1976.

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