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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These signs, which are painted on the walls of Tikal Burial 148 and drawn in the
background of the sarcophagus at Palenque, are all members of this class; when
they are used as a group, they signal blood, even in the absence of scrolls. 53.
The next glyph is eroded, but the following phrase is a name written with the
phonetic glyph u paced, a title, Mah Klna, and the Palenque Emblem Glyph, or "
the shield of the great Sun, lord of Palenque." Many scholars have taken this ...
No record of Tonina's successful defeat of King Kan-Xul in A.D. 711 has been
discovered at Palenque, but the result is clear at Tonina, where Kan-Xul is
memorialized as a captive on a small panel that may have once formed part of a
wall or ...
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Foreword Emily Sano ix
Kingship and the Rites of Accession
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