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Site: Chichen Itza
Schele Number: 5058
Description: Detail of central figures and ball from D, east central panel. Great Ballcourt. Detail shows figure at left holding aloft severed head of decapitated body to the right of the ball decorated with a human skull.
Architectural Feature: Panel, Tablet
Chronological Era: Terminal Classic
Publications: L. Schele and M. Miller, The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art 1986:244 Fig. VI.3 L. Schele and D. Freidel, A Forest of Kings: The Untold Story of the Ancient Maya 1990:375, Fig. 9:24 L. Schele and P. Mathews, The Code of Kings: The Language of Seven Sacred Maya Temples and Tombs 1998:247, Fig. 6.44