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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A distant view of Structure 5C-2nd b. Detail, east terraces with plaster masks
FIGURE II. 1 Structure 5C-2nd Cerros, Belize Late Preclassic period, 50 B.C.
Photographs by David Freidel Built on the northern tip of a peninsula extending
into the ...
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 ...
PLATE 46 God N Monkey Scribe Structure 9N-82, Copan, Honduras Late Classic
period, A.D. 600-800 Stone H. 55.6cm Instituto Hondureno de Antropologia e
Historia, Tegucigalpa, Honduras From 1980 to 1982, the Proyecto Arqueologico
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Foreword Emily Sano ix
Kingship and the Rites of Accession
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