The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art
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.
Résultats 1-3 sur 48
In her hands she holds her husband's jaguar helmet and flexible shield. She is
helping him prepare for battle, perhaps to take captives for the final sacrificial act.
Bird Jaguar, Shield Jaguar's son, came to the throne in a.d. 752, ten years after ...
V.5b), which projects outward, commemorates an exchange of "holey banners,"
staffs wrapped with cloth that has flapped cutouts, between Bird Jaguar on the
right and Shield Jaguar on the left. This event occurred some time prior to Bird ...
1974, Mexican archaeologists uncovered an elaborate carved tier of steps near
the top of Structure 33, a building that celebrates the accession and reign of Bird
Jaguar, who acceded in a.d. 752. Of the thirteen carved blocks that make up the ...
Avis des internautes - Rédiger un commentaire
The blood of kings: dynasty and ritual in Maya artAvis d'utilisateur - Not Available - Book Verdict
Though Maya script, symbolism, and mythology are not yet fully understood, research from the last 25 years is showing that the Maya, once seen as "simple'' peaceful people, are now thought to have ... Consulter l'avis complet
Kingship and the Rites of Accession
4 autres sections non affichées