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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Representations of royal chambers on painted ceramics also picture perishable
materials that furnished the palace — baskets, curtains, pillows, among them.
Regrettably, most evidence on the nature of the daily life at the court has
This glyph also accompanies the enthroned lord on a similar vessel and it may
refer to him specifically. Other names and titles are shared among the five pots in
this style. Longer Primary Standard Sequences are painted on the rim of the two
22.3 cm Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth Painted by one of the finest Maya
painters, this pot is one of a series depicting events in the life of a lord nicknamed
the Fat Cacique. While one of the colors has disappeared because of chemical ...
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