Kings of Stone: A Consideration of Stelae in Ancient Maya Ritual and Representation

@article{Stuart1996KingsOS,
  title={Kings of Stone: A Consideration of Stelae in Ancient Maya Ritual and Representation},
  author={David Stuart},
  journal={RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics},
  year={1996},
  volume={29-30},
  pages={148 - 171}
}
  • D. Stuart
  • Published 1 March 1996
  • Art
  • RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics
vague year" in numerous other types of temporal statements, including distance numbers. This sign never, however, overlaps with TUN; their distribution is mutually exclusive. Stuart: Kings of stone 151 Figure 2. The tun, "stone" glyph and its uses in so-called "year counts." (a) The common spelling TUN-ni for tun. (b) CHUM-TUN-ni for chumtun, "stone seating." (c) 13-TUN-ni for 13 tun, "thirteen stones." Drawings: David Stuart. 1954). Curiously, the sites of Palenque and Pomona, which feature… Expand
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