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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SACRED PLACES AND THINGS The Celestial Monster The Celestial Monster,
sometimes also called the Bicephalic Monster or the Cosmic Monster, has two
heads and a single body (Fig. 22). The body may be rendered as crocodilian or
by a ...
His body features are reptilian; his arms, legs and body are marked by water
scrolls; and he carries both an ax and a God C disk. His form in miniature often
hangs from the belts of Classic-period rulers. He is the figure fishing on the Tikal
The Serpent undulates outward, its body looping back on itself four times, entirely
encircling the pot. Stopping just behind the World Tree, it belches out its vision in
the form of a square-nosed dragon. The body of the Serpent is marked with ...
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