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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