Illustrated descriptions, explanations, and appraisals of accessible Mayan ceremonial centers in Guatemala, Mexico, and Honduras, setting each of the twenty-four sites in its historical, cultural, and architectural contextThe sides depict in stucco Pacal s ruling ancestors. The sarcophagus lid, weighing five tons, ... The exquisitely carved figure on the lid is believed to represent Lord Pacal descending into the underworld. The border of the relief is carved withanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Guide to Ancient Maya Ruins|
|Author||:||C. Bruce Hunter|
|Publisher||:||University of Oklahoma Press - 1986-05-01|