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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... Roman Empire divided Europe begin Maya Dynastic History Last Classic
monument erected at Tonina Kakupacal reigns at Chichen Itza Period-ending
monuments at 6-Cimi-Pacal rules at Palenque / Chaan-Muan of Bonampak
marries Bird ...
These signs, which are painted on the walls of Tikal Burial 148 and drawn in the
background of the sarcophagus at Palenque, are all members of this class; when
they are used as a group, they signal blood, even in the absence of scrolls. 53.
The next glyph is eroded, but the following phrase is a name written with the
phonetic glyph u pacal, a title, Mah K'ina, and the Palenque Emblem Glyph, or "
the shield of the great Sun, lord of Palenque." Many scholars have taken this ...
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