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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... 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 Jaguar accedes at Yaxchilan / Yax-Pac accedes at ...
Figure 5 Contrasting studies of a detail from Yaxchilan Lintel 1 7 Late Classic
period, ca. a.d. 775-770 a. Modern drawing b. Nineteenth-century drawing by
Annie Hunter for Alfred P. Maudslay Judging from the sculptures and mural
Each boy is named in a six-glyph caption, and each bears the title ahau and an
emblem glyph indicating that they are members of the Bonampak and Yaxchilan
royal families. Since five boys are named as Bonampak ahaus, it is clear that ...
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