Details about OLD MAYAN STATUE AND MAYAN RUBBING OF POK-A-TOK 591ADOLD MAYAN STATUE AND MAYAN RUBBING OF POK-A-TOK 591AD See original listing
Jun 17, 2011 19:45:22 PDT
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lombard, IL, United States
1) OLD MAYAN STATUE HAD IT FOR OVER 40 YEARS BEFORE THAT I JUST DON'T KNOW.
SIZE 9 INCH TALL 5 INCH WIDE STUNNING AND NO CHIPS.
2) A RUBBING FROM THE ORIGINAL MAYAN STONE OF THE POK-A-TOK GAME
WITH PAPERS AND SIGNATURE YES IT IS REEL! FOR MORE DETAIL READ BELOW
DISC OF THE MAYAN BALLGAME PLAYER (VI CENTURY) CHINKULTIC, CHIAPAS
A religious ballgame , Pok-A-Tok, was played with a rubber ball and was the main main sport of the Mayans. The player shown no the disc is heavily
padded around the chest and wears protectors on his knee and his elbow as he prepares to strike a ball whose size here has been exaggerated.
A long count date,as expressed by the glyphs in the circular frame is 591 A.D
RARE CARLOS BALAM (DZIB) RUBBING, born in 1945 in Mayapan,Yucatan,Mexico. He went to school in Tizimin and after developing a keen
interest in the study of ancient Mayan art and archaeology, he moved to Ticul where he perfected his techniques and knowledge.As a youngster he work
assisting various groups from universities and museums from the United States and Europe. He soon acquired a good knowledge in these fields and had
the opportunity of cooperating in the preparation of accurate drawings of Mayan designs for museums in Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.
His extensive work in the field of Mayan art took him to most of the ruins and archaeological sites of the Mayan . On his own he made pilgrimages to the
ruins of places like Bonampak, Tikal, Copan, Yaxchilan and others in order to intensify his study of their art.
Carlos Balam has a collection of rare rubbings from Mayan stone statues and steeps and walls etc
THAT ALL WE KNOW
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