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.
Résultats 1-3 sur 14
That text contains a nearly identical passage, reading, "chac u jxical Mah fs'irw
Kan-Xul, lord of liilenque" ("great is the shield of the great sun Kan- Chah u Pacai
h K >na KarvXui Lo*d ot Paienque Bacab Figure 1.5 Xul, lord of Palenque").
a.d. 721 In his accession scene on the Palace Tablet, Kan- Xul deliberately
echoes the composition his father Pacal had used earlier on the Oval Palace
Tablet by showing his parents seated beside him in the act of giving him the
emblems of ...
The events that occurred on that day are twofold: Chac-Xib-Chac enacted a "
house" event under the auspices of Pacal, and Pacal's twelve- year-old son, Kan-
Xul, celebrated an unknown rite. The glyphs recording Kan-Xul's action have not
Avis des internautes - Rédiger un commentaire
The blood of kings: dynasty and ritual in Maya artAvis d'utilisateur - Not Available - Book Verdict
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 J Sana
5 autres sections non affichées