Saturday, August 25, 2012

Curio Chocolat: Painting and Cacao Glyph

A Late Classic (A.D. 600–800) vase depicts a Maya lord being presented with a bowl of frothing cacao, or chocolate. (© Justin Kerr) 

Bottom photo is a  glyph, shown second from the bottom on the far right column, is the sign for cacao.

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