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MawM0152-000.jp2
Hacha transforming imag...
MawM0152
Title
Hacha transforming images : jaguar holding a head, a portrait, and an acrobat.
Description
This Maya hacha contains images of a hunchback offering his head, an acrobat with his feet facing the back of his head, a profile of an individual and a serpent or jaguar holding a head in its mouth. They all represent self-sacrifice, transformation, and death which occur during the ballgame.
Subject
[Stone carving--Guatemala, Maya sculpture--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 900
MawM0152-090.jp2
Hacha transforming imag...
MawM0152
Title
Hacha transforming images : jaguar holding a head, a portrait, and an acrobat.
Description
This Maya hacha contains images of a hunchback offering his head, an acrobat with his feet facing the back of his head, a profile of an individual and a serpent or jaguar holding a head in its mouth. They all represent self-sacrifice, transformation, and death which occur during the ballgame.
Subject
[Stone carving--Guatemala, Maya sculpture--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 900
MawM0152-180.jp2
Hacha transforming imag...
MawM0152
Title
Hacha transforming images : jaguar holding a head, a portrait, and an acrobat.
Description
This Maya hacha contains images of a hunchback offering his head, an acrobat with his feet facing the back of his head, a profile of an individual and a serpent or jaguar holding a head in its mouth. They all represent self-sacrifice, transformation, and death which occur during the ballgame.
Subject
[Stone carving--Guatemala, Maya sculpture--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 900
MawM0152-270.jp2
Hacha transforming imag...
MawM0152
Title
Hacha transforming images : jaguar holding a head, a portrait, and an acrobat.
Description
This Maya hacha contains images of a hunchback offering his head, an acrobat with his feet facing the back of his head, a profile of an individual and a serpent or jaguar holding a head in its mouth. They all represent self-sacrifice, transformation, and death which occur during the ballgame.
Subject
[Stone carving--Guatemala, Maya sculpture--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 900
MawM0152-bot.jp2
Hacha transforming imag...
MawM0152
Title
Hacha transforming images : jaguar holding a head, a portrait, and an acrobat.
Description
This Maya hacha contains images of a hunchback offering his head, an acrobat with his feet facing the back of his head, a profile of an individual and a serpent or jaguar holding a head in its mouth. They all represent self-sacrifice, transformation, and death which occur during the ballgame.
Subject
[Stone carving--Guatemala, Maya sculpture--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 900
MawM0152-top.jp2
Hacha transforming imag...
MawM0152
Title
Hacha transforming images : jaguar holding a head, a portrait, and an acrobat.
Description
This Maya hacha contains images of a hunchback offering his head, an acrobat with his feet facing the back of his head, a profile of an individual and a serpent or jaguar holding a head in its mouth. They all represent self-sacrifice, transformation, and death which occur during the ballgame.
Subject
[Stone carving--Guatemala, Maya sculpture--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 900
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