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Yaxchilan: Lintel 49
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LOCATION Discovered in 1931 in front of the last doorway toward the northeast in the line of seven doorways in the facade of Structure 12.

CONDITION When found, the lintel was broken into four large and several smaller pieces, many of which were not located, with the consequent loss of most of column A of the inscription. In 1972 Graham found three more small fragments bearing portions of glyphs A1, A5, and A6, but part of A2 had been broken off and could not be found. Traces of red paint remain.

MATER1AL Fine-grained limestone.

SHAPE The sculptured surface is very flat; the sides were probably parallel.

CARVED AREAS Underside only.

PHOTOGRAPH Graham, 1973.

DRAWING Graham, based on a drawing corrected by artificial light and on Morley's 1931 photograph.

DIMENSIONS

MW 0.66 m
HSc 0.97 m
WSc 0.55 m
MTh 0.25 m
Rel 0.4 cm
 

 

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