Posted 21 August, 2013 by MCD in Heritage

Prehispanic Vessel.

Theft Report.



Date of Theft: 12 April 2005.

Place of Theft: Archaeological Site

Old Resume, Municipality of San Martin Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango Department, Guatemala.

Object Type: Vessel

Matterthe: Ceramics

Technique: Modeling

Dimensions: Stop 13.6 cms approx.

Diameter of Boca 08.3 cms. Approx.

Title: Prehispanic Vessel.

Period: Postclassic (900-1524 d.C.)

Author: Cultura Maya

DESCRIPTION: Zoomorphic vessel rounded lip leaden tripod, flared rim, composite silhouette body, convex base, the media are the two hind legs of the animal and the third is the tail. The vessel has applied head, legs and tail of a possible armadillo (It is the animal that has represented); forelegs are near the head and grooves on the back of the shell shape. Regular repair, is restored.


Registry of Cultural Property. / General Cultural and Natural Heritage. Ministry of Culture and Sports. Registration No.


Theft Report No. 52

Register of Cultural Property, Unit Prevention of Illicit Traffic of Cultural Heritage.


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