Classical Maya Incense Container

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 11 November 2017
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This painted incense container is made from cut stone and dates from c. 600-900 CE. Maya artisans created it in what is present-day Guatemala during the Classical era. (Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels)

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About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 11). Classical Maya Incense Container. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7596/classical-maya-incense-container/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Classical Maya Incense Container." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 11, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7596/classical-maya-incense-container/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Classical Maya Incense Container." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Nov 2017. Web. 18 Oct 2021.