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 figurine may date from approximately this period, but evidence of costume is
inconclusive support for the Dos Pilas region as its source. It is, however,
indicative of a particular ritual, and since both Dos Pilas dates are period endings
, the ...
PLATE 51 Figurine of woman weaving Late Classic period, A.D. 700-900
Ceramic 9.2x15.9x15 cm Courtesy of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye
Foundation, New York PLATE 52 Figurine of a voluptuous lady Late Classic
period, A.D. ...
99; Enthroned Warrior Figurine, 78, 87, PI. 3 Museum of the American Indian,
Heye Foundation: Ballplayer Panel, 248, 256, 258, 264, PI. 104; Carved Bone,
176, 186, 197, PI. 61; Ceremonial Knife, 223, 230, PI. 77; Figurine of a Weaver,
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Foreword Emily Sano ix
Kingship and the Rites of Accession
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