Ben and Joel

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Ben and Joel

Mysterious Mayan art

Since the Spanish destroyed most of the woodencarvings, hardly any remain so we've only gatheredone type of wooden carved objects. These carvingsusually depicted kings on their thrones

STUCCO MODELING

WOODEN CARVINGS

Stucco modelling is made with stucco plaster and usuallydepicts Mayan gods as masks. Sometimes they even gotused as the roofs for Mayan temples

STONE CARVING

There is many types of stone carving, so we'llonly go over a few.ALTERSRound or rectangular these tables for godshad 4 legs. They also had a relief image onSTELASLarge stone slabs with interesting pictureson. They were often accompanied withAlters.ZOOMORPHSThese were large boulders meant to resemble sacred animals.THRONESLarge chairs for leaders of things, which were normally shaped like the back of caves.


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