The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art
Kimbell Art Museum, 1986 - 335 pages
An illustrated study of the Maya civilization, drawing from interpretations of the texts embedded in pictorial scenes or carved on stone tablets to provide the meaning of the art and architecture of the ancient culture.
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can be presumed that it rested originally in a tomb at Copan or one of the smaller
Maya sites in the Copan region. However, the inscription, composed of three
partially eroded columns incised on the rear, permits us to deduce more about its
Sophisticated visual symbolism on pottery and architecture of Middle Preclassic
period is conspicuously lacking, but a Middle Preclassic grave of about 900 B.C.,
recently found at Copan under a residential compound of the Classic period, ...
8 Pauahtun Structure 9N-82, lower level, Copan, Honduras Late Classic period,
A.D. 780-800 FIGURE III. 10 Scribe Structure 9N-82, upper level, Copan,
Honduras Late Classic period, A.D. 780-800 FIGURE III. 7 art and writing.
Several extant ...
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Kingship and the Rites of Accession
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