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 38b. East wall Plate 38c. South wall Plate 47. Cylindrical pot with monkey
scribes Plate 52. Figurine. Plate 38d. West wall Plate 38e. North wall Plate 46.
God N Monkey Scribe Plate 48. Cylindrical vessel. 158 THE BLOOD OF KINGS ...
Celestial Bird blood and sacredness (God C) ear of corn as a human head maize
leaf corn silk Water-lily Monster This plate was the lid of a special cache vessel
consisting of two large plates set lip to lip. Known in particular from Late ...
Plate 83. Earflares Plate 86. Carved panel Plate 87. Lintel 16 Plate 90. Plate 84.
Cylindrical vessel with warriors Plate 84a. Rollout Figure VI. 7 Step VII
Hieroglyphic Stairs, Structure 33, Yaxchilan. WARFARE AND CAPTIVE
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