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In history there are legends that give identity to the people ... This is the picture of how chocolate is born in the Maya world. JJgalicia

72 Maya Polychrome Cylinder Vase, El Peten, Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950 diameter 6 1/8in (15.5cm) painted with two kneeling gods wearing elaborate clothing and headdresses, one with a speech bubble with parrot, the other with cacao fruit; painted overall in reddish-brown, cream, orange and pink.