Photographer's Note

The sculpture of a seated crocodile, to the left and of a serpent, to the right, were of creatures associated by the Maya with the creator god of the universe - Itzamnaaj. They serve as a metaphor for the land floating on the sea. The works date from the Pre-Classic era of 1000 - 400 BCE and come from the region of Izapa in Chiapas. They were photographed at the Regional Museum in Tuxtla Gutiérrez.

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  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 957] (1979)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-11-24
  • Categories: Artwork
  • Exposure: f/5.0, 1/60 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2015-02-06 4:23
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