Photographer's Note

There were two pillars associated with a palace structure at Xtablakal: both were looted, but this one was recovered. Xtablakal was a Puuc area site in the south of Yucatan, and south of Kiuic, with geo coordinates 19.58.52N and 89.32.09W, dating from the Late Classic. The dancer is performing on a mask that represents Cauac, monster of the earth. There are two bands of glyphs, yet to be interpreted. The pillar is of limestone and the bas-relief has been deeply chiselled. This work of art was photographed in the garden of the site museum at Dzibilchaltun.

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  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 914] (1950)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-05-18
  • Categories: Artwork
  • Exposure: f/4, 1/640 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-05-20 3:37
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