Jaguar Paddler God

One of three Mayan Gods - known as the Palenque Triad. The first stories of the Triad begin around 3000-4000 bc. and are found through the late classic period. This one - with the Jaguar headdress leads the canoe - the Maze Paddler God usually steers from the stern. Symbols on the paddle, canoe and tattooed on his arms, show the hieroglyphs for heaven or supreme other world. Serti Technique on Silk

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