Image:  2886

File date:  2000-10-16

Caption:  Yaxchilán Lintel 17

Description:  Maya Limestone 770 AD Yaxchilán Lintel 17. Records the birth of Shield Jaguar II and a bloodletting ceremony by Bird Jaguar and one of his wives, Lady Balam-Ix. 69.2 x 76.2 x 5 cm.. The British Museum, London. Published in The Blood of Kings p. 189

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