Painted funerary ware in Tikal Dancer Plate Style Painted plate from Uaxactun

Ancient pottery on display at the Uaxactun El Chiclero Museum near Tikal

The first plate is in a style called Tikal Dancer Plate style. The dancer's clothes and headdress identify him as the Young Maize God, in whose guise the soul of a deceased person dances out of the underworld after defeating the Lords of Death. This image is standard fare for funerary vessels,

Below is another plate with a small native deer.