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MawM0128-000.jp2
Vessel in the form of a...
MawM0128
Title
Vessel in the form of a dog, Esquintla.
Description
The Maya domesticated their dogs for household pets and hunting animals. They were raised for food, a heat source (hot water bottle) and sacrificial animal. The god Quetzalcoatl or Feathered Serpent's twin brother was called Xolotl. He was believed to help guide souls through Xibalba or the underworld. The esquintla wears an Aztec heart amulet around his neck.
Subject
[Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Drinking vessels--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1100
MawM0128-090.jp2
Vessel in the form of a...
MawM0128
Title
Vessel in the form of a dog, Esquintla.
Description
The Maya domesticated their dogs for household pets and hunting animals. They were raised for food, a heat source (hot water bottle) and sacrificial animal. The god Quetzalcoatl or Feathered Serpent's twin brother was called Xolotl. He was believed to help guide souls through Xibalba or the underworld. The esquintla wears an Aztec heart amulet around his neck.
Subject
[Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Drinking vessels--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1100
MawM0128-180.jp2
Vessel in the form of a...
MawM0128
Title
Vessel in the form of a dog, Esquintla.
Description
The Maya domesticated their dogs for household pets and hunting animals. They were raised for food, a heat source (hot water bottle) and sacrificial animal. The god Quetzalcoatl or Feathered Serpent's twin brother was called Xolotl. He was believed to help guide souls through Xibalba or the underworld. The esquintla wears an Aztec heart amulet around his neck.
Subject
[Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Drinking vessels--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1100
MawM0128-270.jp2
Vessel in the form of a...
MawM0128
Title
Vessel in the form of a dog, Esquintla.
Description
The Maya domesticated their dogs for household pets and hunting animals. They were raised for food, a heat source (hot water bottle) and sacrificial animal. The god Quetzalcoatl or Feathered Serpent's twin brother was called Xolotl. He was believed to help guide souls through Xibalba or the underworld. The esquintla wears an Aztec heart amulet around his neck.
Subject
[Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Drinking vessels--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1100
MawM0128-bot.jp2
Vessel in the form of a...
MawM0128
Title
Vessel in the form of a dog, Esquintla.
Description
The Maya domesticated their dogs for household pets and hunting animals. They were raised for food, a heat source (hot water bottle) and sacrificial animal. The god Quetzalcoatl or Feathered Serpent's twin brother was called Xolotl. He was believed to help guide souls through Xibalba or the underworld. The esquintla wears an Aztec heart amulet around his neck.
Subject
[Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Drinking vessels--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1100
MawM0128-top.jp2
Vessel in the form of a...
MawM0128
Title
Vessel in the form of a dog, Esquintla.
Description
The Maya domesticated their dogs for household pets and hunting animals. They were raised for food, a heat source (hot water bottle) and sacrificial animal. The god Quetzalcoatl or Feathered Serpent's twin brother was called Xolotl. He was believed to help guide souls through Xibalba or the underworld. The esquintla wears an Aztec heart amulet around his neck.
Subject
[Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Drinking vessels--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1100
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