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Yaxchilan: Lintel 40
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LOCATION Discovered by Maler in 1897 in situ over the northeastern doorway of Structure 16.

CONDITION Intact and fairly well preserved except in certain areas.

MATERIAL Fine-grained limestone containing some flaws.

SHAPE The slab is accurately cut with parallel sides and a rectangular cross section.

DRAWING Graham, based on a drawing corrected by artificial light and on study of Maler's plaster cast.

NOTE Morley notes that Maler transposed the photographs of Lintels 38 and 40 in his report (1903, pI. LXV). The photograph used there to illustrate Lintel 40 actually shows the plaster cast.

CARVED AREAS Front edge only.

PHOTOGRAPH Graham, 1973.

DIMENSIONS

MW 0.95 m
HSc 0.25 m
WSc 1.26 m
MTh 0.32 m
Rei 0.5 cm
 

 

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