Terracotta pottery shard in a gold frame. In the Late Classical Period, Mayan artists produced much of the pottery and sculpture that survives today. They used carbon-based pigments to outline their figures and bright colors made from expensive minerals.
600 - 900 AD
13" x 16"
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