Seller: hix.antiquitatis (706) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 282003550330 Details: Maya Bowl With Inscription A Pre-Columbian Mayan large orange-cream colored pottery bowl inscribed with a band of glyphs in black below the rim in the Primary Standard Sequence, naming the owner and contents of the vessel, possibly cacao (chocolate).Central America.Ca. 500-800 AD.Height: 6 1/4 in. (16 cm).Intact. The Maya were the dominant culture in Meso-America between the 3rd century BC and the end of the first millennium AD. Their architecture and art are of the finest found in Pre-Columbian America. Their highly developed pottery industry produced a wide variety of vase forms that varied widely in their decorative motifs and functions. Formerly in a Virginia private collection. #5543 GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK Member: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA) See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.