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 Plate 10b Plate 2. A Ruler
dressed as Chac-Xib-Chac and. Figure 1.4 The Meaning of the God C Apron ID c
Plate 40a Drawing by DjviJ Stuart helmets, it appears that this lintel
commemorates the display of this attire; the person who celebrates the event is
Ruler 2 of Piedras Negras. The Yax na:ab glyph at J2 generally indicates some
sort of agency, ...
Ruler 3, depicted on Dos Pilas Stela 16, is the epitome of the splendidly attired
successful ruler (Fig. V.4).5 His balloon headdress, so named for the prominent
round crown, is made of deer pelt, indicated by the cloven hoof over the ruler's ...
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