Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Carved Boulder - Quirigua, Guatemala MJA 1986

The great boulder at Quirigua drawn as a self-portrait - MJA 1986.

Quirigua, Guatemala - zoomorphs and tall stela

Zoomorph P Quirigua - colored illustration.

Zoomorph P from Quirigua - color by MJA 1986 - bordered by Quetzalcoatl frame from Teotihuacan.

Quirigua, Guatemala zoomorph P.

Evidence for the existence of the elephant in Mesoamerica. Drawing by Alfred P. Maudslay - Quirigua, Guatemala 19th c.

From the side panel of Stela D, Quirigua.

Quirigua tall stela F.

Quirigua zoomorph.

Original drawing by Alfred P. Maudslay 19th c. explorer, color by MJA 1986 - side panel from a tall Quirigua stela.

Izapa Stela 1 - The Storm-Bringer/Fisherman Diety

Blue under-drawing for the 2006 Stormbringer Izapa Stela 1.

Izapa, Chiapas, Mexico Stela 1 the carving.

Stela Izapa 1 first version MJA 1986 from the BYU archaeologist`s drawing.

MJA Studio 2006.

Jaguar Mural Teotihuacan - Teotihuacan Pyramids, Mexico

Netted Jaguar with quetzal headdress hugging the Water Tree of Life - mural from the Temple of the Jaguars - Teotihuacan, color by MJA 1986.

Teotihuacan Pyramid of the Moon.

Teotihuacan, Mexico - jaguar with conch trumpet fresco.

Teotihuacan jaguar mural bordered by Quetzalcoatl rain serpent from Teotihuacan also.

First version of the "Netted Jaguar hugging the Tree of Life" framed by another Teotihuacan wall decoration - the "Feathered Serpent with Rain".

Jaguar in a net, mural from Teotihuacan, color by MJA Studio 1986.

Teotihuacan Rain Jaguar with Water-Tree of Life mural

Teotihuacan Pyramid of the Sun.

Netted rain jaguar mural from the Jaguar Temple near the great pyramids of Teotihuacan - color by MJA 1986.

Izapa Stela 67 - Rising Sun Diety - MJA 1986

Izapa Stela 2 - Diving Diety with Worshippers and Tree with Fruit

Note "Earth Monster" alligator as the roots of the tree, is it the Tree of Life?
MJA 1986.