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 3 Figurine of a seated lord Late Classic period, a.d. 600- 800 Ceramic H. 21
cm Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, ... Plate 5 Shell ornament Tula,
Hidalgo, Mexico Late Classic period, a.d. 600 - 800 Carved shell 5.8x9.5 cm
5 Oval Palace Tablet Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico Late Classic period, ca. a.d.
652 Pacal, who is about to become king of Palenque, sits on a double-headed
jaguar throne that is turned toward the viewer so that both heads can be seen.
Plate 98 Ballplayer figurine Jaina Island, Campeche, Mexico Late Classic period,
a.d. 700-900 Molded ceramic with traces of pigment H. 20.4 cm Seattle Art
Museum, Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection Jaina figurines were often
deposited in ...
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