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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On the Leiden PIaque, the earflare assemblages, mounted on side flanges
hanging from the headdress, frame the king's face, which is held in the mouth of
the Jaguar Sun, echoing the emergence of God K from the Serpent Bar below.
Plate 33 Jade celt, the Leiden Plaque Early Classic period, a.d. 320 Incised jade
21.7 x 1 x 8.6 cm Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, Holland Carved from
a light green, translucent jade, the Leiden Plaque was a celt from a royal ...
The Inscription The Leiden Plaque date, 8. 14.3. 1. 12 1 Eb O Yaxkin, or
September 17 a. d. 320, occupies the first ten glyph blocks of the text; the action
and actor occupy the last five. The verb is "he was seated," identifying the scene
on the ...
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Foreword Emily J Sana
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