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A life well-lived (ancient Maya tombstone) 3D Model
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Catalog number PC-B-539. This tombstone celebrates lifetime achievements of Chak-Took’-Tuun-Ahk-Chamiiy (Kamay?), who was a provincial ruler in the Piedras Negras kingdom in what is now Guatemala. Its installation as a shrine centerpiece marked the final stage in the funerary rituals, a year after his death. A royal carver was comissioned to make the monument as a gift from the king to his deceased apointee and his family.