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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The kind of errors we refer to are those that should have been caught with even
casual proofreading: for example, the Long Count date on Dos Pilas Stela 8 does
not match the recorded Calendar Round date, although subsequent calculations
of repetitive cycles with the linear progression of the Long Count, the name of
every day in history is set. The next day would be 184.108.40.206. 1 5 Imix 9 Cumku, with
the first Lord of the Night. For the highest number (13) in the Long Count to ...
13. 220.127.116.11. 13.13. 18.104.22.168. 22.214.171.124. 13-. 13. 126.96.36.199.0. At
Yaxchilan, there is another Long Count date corresponding to the day 188.8.131.52.
9 3 Muluc 17 Mac, or October 21, A.D. 744. The date is a standard Long Count,
one within ...
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