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Yaxchilan: Lintel 29
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LOCATION Central doorway of Structure 10. The lintel remained in place until about 1950, as is shown by a photograph of the doorway, misleadingly captioned, in Dana and Ginger Lamb's Qucst for the Lost City (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1951, p. 117). At a later date a large cedar tree growing out of Structure 10 fell and demolished much of it. In 1977 the lintel was located by Graham among debris. As set over the doorway, the lintel had its right-hand edge facing outward.

CONDlTION Unbroken and well preserved.

MATERIAL Fine-grained limestone, differing from that of Lintels 30 and 31 in not showing layers or strata of varying color.

SHAPE The sculptured surface is flat; the sides are parallel.

CARVED AREAS Underside only.

PHOTOGRAPH Graham, 1977.

DRAWING Graham, based on a drawing corrected by artificial light.

DIMENSIONS

MW 0.76 m
HSc 0.86 m
WSe 0.60 m
MTh 0.41 m
Rei 0.5 cm
 

 

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