Yaxchilán Lintel 15 - Structure 21

Approximately year 755

Per Wikipedia: Lintel 15 originally spanned a doorway in Structure 21, it was removed to the British Museum in 1982-3. It was carved from limestone. It was originally set above the southeast doorway of the central room. Lintel 15 depicts Lady Wak Tuun, one of the wives of king Bird Jaguar IV, during a bloodletting ritual that results in the appearance of the Vision Serpent. Lady Wak Tuun is carrying a basket containing the tools used for the bloodletting ritual, including a stingray spine, rope and bloodstained paper. The Vision Serpent emerges from a bowl containing strips of bark paper.

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