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.
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His eldest son, Chan-Bahlum, however, with his monumental nose and drooping
lower lip, is the most readily recognizable king. Chan-Bahlum, who reigned from
February 10, a.d. 684, to February 20, a.d. 702, constructed the group of ...
The accession of Chan-Bahlum, Pacal's oldest son, records the same action in a
far more elaborate narrative which is divided into three sections, depicted on
three tablets mounted on a miniature house inside each of the temples in the
2 Limestone tablet Temple 14, Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico Late Classic period,
a.d. 705 The tablet celebrates King Chan-Bahlum's triumphal dance out of
Xibalba after his defeat of the Lords of Death. Found in the rear chamber of
Temple 14, ...
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