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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He wears an ornate belt over a knee length cloth skirt. His loincloth is draped to
his rear along the ground. Jade ornaments are tied around his upper arms and
wrists, and he wears a heavy jade necklace of cylinders and beads. His
The feathered ankle cuffs he wears over bare feet are similar to those that appear
on many Yaxchilan lintels. Plate 80 Jaina warrior Late Classic period, a.d. 700-
900 Ceramic H. 26 cm Seattle Art Museum, Gift of John Hauberg Dressed in the ...
The sharpened bone he wears in his simple headdress suggests he may be a
priest or penitent. The Fat Cacique, like the third, eighth, ninth and eleventh
persons, wears a slim, cutaway mask shown in profile, but unlike most masks
painted in ...
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Foreword Emily J Sana
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