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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10 North Marker Ballcourt II-B, Copan, Honduras Late Classic period, a.d. 731-
751 Drawings by Barbara Fash Plate 102 Center Marker Ballcourt II-B, Copan,
Honduras Rabbit was captured, a new king was installed at Copan. Quirigua kept
Plate 102 Center Marker Ballcourt II-B, Copan, Honduras Late Classic period,
a.d. 731-751 Stone Diam. 74 x 9.5 cm Instituto Hondureno de Antropologia e
Historia, Tegucigalpa, Honduras The Copan ballcourt, originally constructed
In the final ballgame between the Hero Twins and Underworld deities, Hunahpu's
head was severed and hung by the Underworld lords in the ballcourt as a trophy.
Before the head was restored to Hunahpu's body, Xbalanque substituted a ...
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