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Mesoamerican Art History
A review of the history of Mesoamerican art.
# 142207 | 1,000 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Art (History)


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The paper relates that Yaxchilan can be reached by boat in an hours ride down the Usamacnita River and through the last great North American rainforest, and as you travel down the Usamacnita River, Mexico is on one side and Guatemala is on the other side. The paper discusses how the Mayan ruins of Yaxchilan are famous for their rich history and well preserved carvings. The paper describes how lintel and steel carvings from Yaxchilan commemorate the historical events during the reign of King Jagual Shield and his infamous wives Lady Xoc and Lady Eveningstar. The paper relates that King Shield had a son of prominences as well. His name was Bird Jaguar and he ruled in Yaxchilan in the 8th century (Houston; Thompson).

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"Yaxchilan can be reached by boat in an hours ride down the Usamacnita River and through the last great North American rainforest. As you travel down the Usamacnita River Mexico is on one side and Guatemala is on the other side. The Mayan ruins of Yaxchilan are famous for their rich history and well preserved carvings. Lintel and stele carvings from Yaxchilan commemorate the historical events during the reign of King Jagual Shield and his infamous wives Lady Xoc and Lady Eveningstar. King Shield had a son of prominences as well. His name was Bird Jaguar and he ruled in..."

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