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Image:  2872a

File date:  2003-10-27

Caption:  Yax Pac's Bone

Description:  Maya. deer bone. height 24.6 cm. Carved bone that depicts the ruler of Copan, Yax Pac, in the guise of the Maize God being dressed for his ressurrection into the other world. Published The Blood of Kings p.152. Museum Copán Ruinas, Honduras.

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