File date: 2008-12-03
Caption: Tortuguero Box
Description: Maya. wood. top.The Tortuguero box. First published in 1974 by Michael D. Coe; A carved wooden box from the Classic Maya civilization In Primera Mesa Redonda de Palenque, Part 1, 1973. Merle Greene Robertson, ed. v. 2. pp. 51-58 Palenque Round Table (1 session, 1973) Robert Louis Stevenson School, Pre-Columbian Art Research, Pebble Beach. A newer interpretation by Marc Zender and Karen Bassie may be found by clicking on the link. Owner: The Library of Congress, the Kislak Collection.
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Photograph by Justin Kerr