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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28]), eight polished celts, over three hundred pieces of jade or greenstone and
the skull and two long bones of a young adult (William Fash, Jr. , personal
communication, 1985, and "A Middle Formative Cemetary from Copan, Honduras
Plate 28 Cylindrical vessel, Olmec flame design Burial VIII-27, Copan, Honduras
Middle Preclassic period, 800-600 b.C. Incised ceramic (red clay) Diam. 11.5 x H.
6 cm Instituto Hondureno de Antropologfa e Historia, Tegucigalpa, Honduras ...
8 Figure III. 7 Reconstruction of Structure 9N-82 Copan, Honduras Late Classic
period, a.d. 780-800 Drawings by Barbara Fash Figure III. 8 Pauahtun Structure
9N-82, lower level, Copan, Honduras Late Classic period, a.d. 780-800 Figure III.
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