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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PLATE 40a inlj hy LHtvid Stuart helmets, it appears that this lintel commemorates
the display of this attire; the person who celebrates the event is Ruler 2 of Piedras
Negras. The Vax na:ab glyph at J2 generally indicates some sort of agency, ...
Ruler 3, depicted on Dos Pilas Stela 16, is the epitome of the splendidly attired
successful ruler (Fig. V.4).5 His balloon headdress, so named for the prominent
round crown, is made of deer pelt, indicated by the cloven hoof over the ruler's ...
1 Incised bones Burial 116, Tikal, Guatemala Late Classic period, A.D. 735
Temple I at Tikal, a great mausoleum built after the death of Ruler A, celebrates
the greatest events in his life and protects his tomb. The plaza-level chamber ...
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Though Maya script, symbolism, and mythology are not yet fully understood, research from the last 25 years is showing that the Maya, once seen as "simple'' peaceful people, are now thought to have ... Consulter l'avis complet
Foreword Emily Sano ix
Kingship and the Rites of Accession
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