Palenque Museum--page 2 (of three pages)

Relief, 8th century CE


Relief depicting a captive


The quetzal or macaw--the sacred bird of the Mayan; image of creation--represented by the ax with the snake-shaped handle


Relief depicting a scene of capture


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