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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Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art Linda Schele, Mary Ellen Miller, Justin Kerr,
Kimbell Art Museum. e. Ruler from Dos Pilas Stela 1 4 Plate 10a Plate 10b Plate
2. A Ruler dressed. Figure 1.4 The Meaning of the God C Apron rV) 0J "SZT 15 c.
On this stela, the text proclaims the Dos Pilas lord to be the victor of a shell/star
event against Seibal on 9. 15.4-6.4 8 Kan 17 Muan, or December 3, a.d. 735, and
like other events recorded by the shell/star glyph, this one took place on a day ...
back to Dos Pilas, the most important captive of their mission — Paw Jaguar, the
king of Seibal — let blood and was doubtless tortured by his captors. He is
depicted bound with ropes and deprived of his finery, cramped within the basal
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Foreword Emily J Sana
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