Bonampak


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Bonampak

Bonampak (bōnämpäkˈ), ruined city of the Late Classic period of the Maya, close to Tuxtla, in Chiapas, S Mexico. Discovered in 1946, it consists of a group of temples, one of which is remarkable for a number of very well preserved frescoes, painted in bright, flat colors, depicting in considerable detail scenes of Maya life.
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Estructura y composicion de la selva alta perennifolia de los alrededores de Bonampak. Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, Mexico D.F.
Rivera's student Emily Edwards wrote the text and Manuel Alvarez Bravo photographed all 267 illustrations for the book, ranging from the stunning Maya frescoes of Bonampak to the folk art that appears on pulquerias and shops through Mexico, and highlighting the landmark murals created during the Mexican renaissance.
The battle mural at Bonampak, a Maya ceremonial center in Chiapas, Mexico, famous for its eighth-century wall paintings, matches the conflict to an inferior conjunction of Venus.
Material examinado: municipio de Ocosingo: Bonampak: 1[feminidad] y 1[masculinidad], 2 mayo 1978, H.