Drawing of the Hieroglyphic Stairway at Palenque

Annie Hunter, Alfred Maudslay1890s

British Museum

British Museum
London, United Kingdom

This drawing by Annie Hunter was created from a plaster cast at the British Museum in the late 19th century and published by Alfred Maudslay in the Appendix to the Biologia Centrali-Americana. The red colour highlights the third passage of the hieroglyphic text, retrospectively relating the destruction of part of Palenque through warfare in 599 AD.


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