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Distinguished Strangers Photograph by Jesús Eduardo López Reyes
A symbol of power worn by the Maya elite, a pendant of solid jade adorned one of three men in a burial from A.D. 350. His companions wore fine necklaces and earspools that also linked them to the Maya. Unlike other sacrifices found in the pyramid—young men, maybe prisoners of war, bound and humiliated—these were older men, respectfully seated with their legs crossed and their hands on their knees. Were they Maya dignitaries brought especially to Teotihuacan to be interred in a sacred place?
Camera: Nikon F100 Film Type: Fujichrome 64 Lens: 105 Macro Tungsten Speed and F-Stop: 1/30 @ f/5.6
Weather Conditions: Indoors Time of Day: Unrecorded Lighting Techniques: Available light