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018084

This shows the ruler, Bird Jaguar, standing over a cative noble who, judging by the beaded droplets on his nose and cheek, has already let blood. When his heir, Shield Jaguar 11 was born eight days later, Bird Jaguar and one of his other wives performed ritual bloodletting in celebration.

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This shows the ruler, Bird Jaguar, standing over a cative noble who, judging by the beaded droplets on his nose and cheek, has already  let blood.  When his heir, Shield Jaguar 11 was born eight days later, Bird Jaguar and one of his other wives performed ritual bloodletting in celebration.