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The King is Dead - Long Live the King! Portrait of a Maya MonarchAugust 12, 2003-December 31, 2003
Location: Arnold Maremont Gallery of Precolumbian Art
Curator: Yvonne Fleitman
This year marks the 1400th anniversary of the birth of K'inich Janaab' Pakal I (Great Sun-Shield), King of Palenque, the most famous of all Maya rulers. This exceptional incense burner features the figure of Pakal portrayed in great detail, together with his glyphic name.