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King Pakal's journey to the underworld

King Pakal's journey to the underworld

Piece description from the artist

This represents the lid of King Pakal's tomb in Palenque.

King Pacal ruled Palenque, Mexico for 68 years from age 12-80. On the lid of his sarcophagus represents Pacal's journey. Pacal begins a journey sitting inside of a bowl of sacrifice at the base of Wakachan Tree (Milky Way/The World Tree) he rises to the sky and Xibalba (underworld) and is Reborn as the Maize God (of eternal life) .

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48.0" x 24.0"
Acrylic on Canvas

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