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.
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.