A Maya ruler, sitting in the position of royal authority, wears a jaguar pelt over-skirt. He holds aloft the ajaw symbol of regal authority, ajaw meaning “lord / speaker” in the many Mayan languages.
Place object was created: Yucatan or Campeche
Measurements: height: 2.5 inches depth: 11.125 inchesGift of Mr. Andrew A. Lanyi 1982.208.13
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