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Yaxchilan lintel 15Maya, Late Classic period (AD 600-900) From Yaxchilan, Mexico. A serpent apparition from a Maya temple, limestone lintel, one of a series of three panels commissioned by Bird Jaguar IV for Structure 21 at Yaxchilan. The lintel shows one of Bird Jaguar's wives, Lady Wak Tuun, during a bloodletting rite. The Vision Serpent appears before her

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Yaxchilan lintel 15Maya, Late Classic period (AD 600-900) From Yaxchilan, Mexico. A serpent apparition from a Maya temple, limestone lintel, one of a series of three panels commissioned by Bird Jaguar IV for Structure 21 at Yaxchilan. The lintel shows one of Bird Jaguar's wives, Lady Wak Tuun, during a bloodletting rite. The Vision Serpent appears before her