Bonampak Structure 1, Room 1


These are the costumed individuals who stand between the trumpeters and the percussion section.
Deep in the corner, you can see a costumed individual carrying a white object.
This object has been tentatively identified by Miller as a Tunkul, or hollow wooden drum.
Two individuals sit on the ground (though are not clear in this photo), one dressed as a crocodile.

The most striking individual is the one dressed up as a crustacean (lobster-like),
who's clawed hands are vividly raised up against the blue background.
In the far left of this photo (and the far right of the previous photo),
you can see two individuals exchanging what appears to be an ear of corn.
This whole scene may be a ritual performance or dance set to music.

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