Maya Cylinder Vase,
Classic, ca. A.D. 300 - 900
height 9 1/2in (24.2cm)
with a wide row of carved glyphs around the top above a row of vertical grooves around the body with raised borders on each; painted overall in light brown with remnants of cinnabar on the glyphs (broken and professionally restored).
James Muirden, New Haven, CT, prior to 1970