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Guatemala, Maya culture Late Classic period (A.D. 600–900) c. 600–800

Mayan painted clay statue from the Tik'al archaeological site. Figure of a God from the burial site of Yax Nuun Ayiin I. The website explains a great deal about Mayan art history.

Historical Artefact, Stucco mask from Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico.

Mesoweb Features Stucco head	 Maya	 Late Classic (600-900 A.D.)	 Palenque, State of Chiapas	 Stucco	 28 x 21 cm.	 National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico. Photo © Jorge Pérez de Lara

Mesoweb Features Stucco head Maya Late Classic A.) Palenque, State of Chiapas Stucco 28 x 21 cm. National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico.

The Art of Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan incensario lid, Pacific Slope Region, Escuintla style, circa C.

Photo courtesy of David Kamm Photoworks .        GMO contamination of masa harina consumer products   EATING BIOFUEL CORN I...

Photo courtesy of David Kamm Photoworks . GMO contamination of masa harina consumer products EATING BIOFUEL CORN I...

TEOTIHUACAN ART. An Art puzzle that needs to be put together properly ;)

Incense burner from Teotihuacán. Teotihuacán was the largest urban center in…

Maya. Rattle depicting a goddess. 600–800 AD. Late classic Maya. Shared by Edith Cruz

Rattle depicting a goddess A. Late Classic Maya The figurine presents a high-class woman, as denoted by her fine jade jewelry and fashionable, stepped-bang hairdo. She is framed by war serpents that likely constitute a portal, possible one.

Fine Maya Standing Figure of a Nobleman, Jaina<br>Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550-950 | lot | Sotheby's

Fine Maya Standing Figure of a Nobleman, Jaina<br>Late Classic, ca.

Pakal Sarcophagus Lid, Maya Temple of the inscriptions, Palenque.   « Pakal lies on top of the “earth monster.” Below him are the open jaws of a jaguar, symbolizing Xibalba. Above him is the Celestial Bird, perched atop the Cosmic Tree (represented by a cross) which, in turn, holds a Serpent in its branches. Thus, in the image Pakal lies between two worlds: the heavens and the underworld. »  (photo by Asaf Braverman; description from wikipedia)

Pakal Sarcophagus Lid ~ depiction of King Pakal CE) in the jaws of the underworld ~ symbolic of his death and journey into the underworld and resurrection with the Maize God. Temple of the Inscriptions, Palenque, Mexico.

DIOSES DE LAS AMERICAS: ITZAMNA - DIOS MAYA DE LA SABIDURIA

DIOSES DE LAS AMERICAS: ITZAMNA - DIOS MAYA DE LA SABIDURIA

Ancient Mayan skull carvings from Copan./Just so interesting! I have a family member who is fond of Mayan history.

ancientart: “ Ancient Mayan skull carvings from Copan. Courtesy & currently located at the Museo Regional de Arqueología Maya, Honduras. Photo taken by Recovering Vagabond ”

Columna antropomorfa polícroma – Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

Maya - Column polychrome anthropomorphic Ceramic - Late Classic period from 600 to 900 AD and Texcalac Coyotlatelco phases.

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