Photographer's Note

This relief is of a captive noble from Anaité - a small settlement 100 kilometres east of Toniná and down river on the Usumacinta from Yaxchilan. His name is Yax Ahk Anaayte' Ajaw, Green Turtle - Lord of Anaité. He is being prepared for sacrifice, dressed as the Jaguar God of the Underworld. Anaité was caught up in the conflict between Toniné and Palenque toward the end of the 7th and early 8th centuries. The sculpture is of sandstone, the dominant material at Toniná and dates from the Classic era. This was photographed at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Québec.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 914] (1950)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-08-15
  • Categories: Artwork
  • Exposure: f/3.2, 1/8 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-08-19 3:47
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