Stela with Image of Standing Ruler Burning Offerings

Stela with Image of Standing Ruler Burning Offerings

780 CE
Culture
Maya
Country
Mexico, Guatemala
sculpture
Limestone
Museum Purchase
1997.149A-G

Unknown Maya artist, Stela with Image of Standing Ruler Burning Offerings. Usamacinta River region, Southern Lowlands, Mexico or Guatemala, around 780 CE. Limestone. 79 x 46 in. Department acquisition funds, 1997.149. 

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
height: 79 in, 200.6600 cm; width: 46 in, 116.8400 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas

Unknown Maya artist 
Usamacinta River region, Southern Lowlands, Mexico or Guatemala 
Stela with Image of Standing Ruler Burning Offerings, about 780 CE
Limestone 
Department acquisition funds, 1997.149

Further Reading: 

Pre-Columbian Art in the Denver Art Museum, Book, Art - History, Frederick and Jan Mayer Center for Pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial Art at the Denver At Museum

Exhibition History
  • “ReVision: Art in the Americas” — Denver Art Museum, 2/16/2020 – 11/8/2020

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