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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