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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The god can also be personified in anthropomorphic form; in full-bodied form, it
was held as a scepter. tri-pointed cap tri-pointed cap anthropomorphic
personification The Jester God The Maize God The Maize God is a handsome
young man ...
According to Maya mythology, man was formed by the gods from maize. Maize
and blood were identified as the most potent substances by the Maya. Man's
flesh was maize, transformed by the blood offerings of deities into human
The decapitated head of a young Maize God that lies in the plate, together with
the three most common blades of sacrifice — a flint knife, a stingray spine, and an
obsidian blade — associate bloodletting with maize. The sacrificial image ...
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