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Vessel in the form of a shark with a man in its mouth  (Containers and Vessels)  "AD 1450-1550"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1450-1550

Materials:

Pottery, paint

Techniques:

Modeled, painted

Dimensions:

25.5 x 12 x 9.2 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central America, Maya, Maya (archaeological culture), Mesoamerica, Native Americans, Northern Mesoamerica, Post-Classic period Maya (archaeological culture), Southern Mesoamerica

City:

Lamanai (Indian Church)

State:

Orange Walk District

Country:

Belize

Collection History:

Probably collected or excavated by amateur archaeologist Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann (1867-1938, a physician stationed in Central America); purchased by MAI in 1919 using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).

Source ID:

NMAI_98882

Catalog Number:

9/1594

Album Name:

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