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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Representations of royal chambers on painted ceramics also picture perishable
materials that furnished the palace — baskets, curtains, pillows, among them.
Regrettably, most evidence on the nature of the daily life at the court has
PLATE 71 Cylindrical vessel Late Classic period, A.D. 600-800 Polychromed
ceramic Diam. ll.lxH. 22.3cm Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth Painted by one of
the finest Maya painters, this pot is one of a series depicting events in the life of a
The sides of the bowl are painted with an oddly arranged set of shapes that may
be intended to represent a square-nosed dragon. The four hollow legs are
painted and modeled to represent peccary heads, the firing slits serving as their ...
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Foreword Emily Sano ix
Kingship and the Rites of Accession
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