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This incense burner stand would have been used by the nobility for ancestor veneration. While no glyphs are present, there are clues to suggest it depicts K'uk' Bahlam I who ruled Palenque from 431 - 435 CE, kicking off the dynasty. The headdress represents a quetzal bird - K'uk and the jaguar ears - Bahlam. Made of limestone it is attributed to the late classic era. It was photographed at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec.

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  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 957] (1979)
  • Genre: Persone
  • Medium: Colore
  • Date Taken: 2012-08-15
  • Categories: Opera d'arte
  • Esposizione: f/3.2, 1/20 secondi
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  • Versione Foto: Versione Originale
  • Date Submitted: 2013-06-18 3:36
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