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Ancient Maya art

Stucco head of K'inich Janaab Pakal I - was the ruler of the state Mayan B'aakal whose headquarters was the town of Palenque. ( AD ), king of Palenque. National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico-City.

Ancient Maya Art, Aztec Mayan Inca, Civilization

Ancient Maya Mayan Art Plaque Sculpture Replica Reproduction

Travel photography in Mexico -- Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico's Riviera Maya region.

Statue of an Ancient Mayan Warrior (Riviera Maya, Mexico)

Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico’s Riviera Maya region. Kamm Estatua de un antiguo guerrero maya.

At San Bartolo, murals dating from 100 BC relate to the myth of the Maya maize god and the hero twin Hunahpu, and depict an inthronization; antedating the Classic Period by several centuries, the style is already fully developed, with colors being subtle and muted as compared to those of Bonampak.

Archaeological Crusade: US Tries to Save Ancient Treasures

At San Bartolo, murals dating from 100 BC relate to the myth of the Maya maize…

Lidded Vessel of a World Turtle - Ancient Mayan Art

Lidded Vessel of a World Turtle - Ancient Mayan Art Recipiente con tapa de una tortuga Mundial - Arte maya antiguo

Beautiful works of art such as this jade mosaic mask were created by the Maya not through the use of metal tools, for jade was too hard to be worked by the metals available to the Pre-Columbian Maya. Whatever its previous function may have been, today we are captivated by its spell, and in awe of the artist whose creative efforts produced this dramatic work of Ancient Mayan art.

Miraculously enough, beautiful works of art such as this jade mosaic mask were created by the Maya not through the use of metal tools, for jade was too hard to be worked by the metals available to the Pre-Columbian Maya. Whatever its previous function may

Ixchel, the aged jaguar goddess of midwifery and medicine in ancient Maya culture. According to Mayan mythology, Ixchel was married, but had other lovers. When her husband got very jealous of her, she made herself invisible to him and spent her nights assisting women in childbirth. As protector of mothers and children, she is often depicted as a maiden with a rabbit, a symbol of fertility and abundance.

“Ixchel, the aged jaguar goddess of midwifery and medicine in ancient Maya culture. According to Mayan mythology, Ixchel was married, but had other lovers. When her husband got very jealous of her,.

Maya Hieroglyphs are carved on the side of a tall stela at the site of Quirigua Guatemala

GUATAMALA: Maya Hieroglyphs are carved on the side of a tall stela at the site of Quirigua Guatemala.

3D Pyramid Model Project Ideas for Kids! #Pyramid Crafts - That first one is made out of McDonald's sandwich boxes, genius!

3D Pyramid Model Project Ideas

Ancient Egypt & Mesopotamia: Pyramid Model Project Ideas for Kids! Crafts - That first one is made out of McDonald's sandwich boxes, genius!

Ancient Maya Art – Painting and Clay Figurines – ArS Artistic Adventure of Mankind

Ancient Maya Art – Painting and Clay Figurines

Ancient Maya Art – Painting and Clay Figurines – ArS Artistic Adventure of Mankind