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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Pacal wearing the informal dress of Maya kings from the Palace Tablet at
Palenque emotion expressed in the face. This is one of the most dramatic and
insightful portraits known from Classic Maya art, but because we do not know
where in ...
Many scholars have taken this Palenque passage to refer to the great ruler Pacal,
but this seems not to be the case. The phonetic reference to the word Pacal is
preceded by a possessive pronoun (u, in the language of the writing system).
The events that occurred on that day are twofold: Chac-Xib-Chac enacted a "
house" event under the auspices of Pacal, and Pacal's twelve- year-old son, Kan-
Xul, celebrated an unknown rite. The glyphs recording Kan-Xul's action have not
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Foreword Emily Sano ix
Kingship and the Rites of Accession
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