By Elizabeth Benson

Originally presented at the Third Palenque Round Table, June 11-18, 1978. Published in Tercera Mesa Redonda de Palenque, edited by Merle Greene Robertson and Donnan Call Jeffers. This paper is presented in digital format for its historical interest. Online publication: April 2003.

Observations on Certain Visual Elements
In Late Classic Maya Sculpture
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Stucco figures from Temple of the Inscriptions tomb

Detail of stucco figure from Temple of the Inscriptions tomb

Palace, House A, Pier c