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 28 Cylindrical vessel, Olmec flame design Burial VIII-27, Copan, Hunduras
Middle Preclassic period, 800-600 B.C. Incised ceramic (red clay) Diam. 1 1.5 x H
. 6 cm Instituto Hondureno de Antropologfa e Historia, Tegucigalpa, Honduras ...
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
One of the most refined examples, a carved stone vessel (PI. 67), has long been
in the collection of Dumbarton Oaks, its importance and meaning unrecognized.8
This vessel, shaped as a drinking cup, is transformed into an instrument of the ...
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