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 40a Drawing by David Stuart helmets, it appears that this lintel
commemorates the display of this attire; the person who celebrates the event is
Ruler 2 of Piedras Negras. The Yax na:ab glyph at J2 generally indicates some
sort of agency, ...
The eighth-century ruler most successful in expanding his dominion was Ruler 3
of Dos Pilas, who reigned from a.d. 726 to 740. Records of conquest indicate that
one after another, neighboring sites fell under his sway, their petty rulers kept ...
1 Incised bones Burial 116, Tikal, Guatemala Late Classic period, a.d. 735
Temple I at Tikal, a great mausoleum built after the death of Ruler A, celebrates
the greatest events in his life and protects his tomb. The plaza-level chamber
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