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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Plate 12. Flower-shaped earflares Plate 14. Earflares with diagonal cylinder and
bead Plate 13. Earflares carved with scroll patterns Plate 16. Rectangular
plaques Plate 23. Deity plaque Plate 24. Costume ornament. 92 THE BLOOD OF
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 ...
Plate 41 Dwarf with flayed skin Late Classic period, a.d. 700-900 Ceramic 12 x 6
cm Department of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History, New York
Plate 42 Dwarf with moustache and shield Late Classic period, a.d. 700-900 ...
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