The Monumental Figure: The Storm God

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The subject of the Monumental Figure is that he is portrayed as the Storm God, also knows as Maya deity Chahk. He was the personification of rain, storms and lightning in Mayan time. The sculpture was probably part of a royal court building, looking down and gazed on the people who entered. The warlike Ckahk sculpture represents the Late and Terminal Classic period. The scale and his stiff stature and other elements such as his attire indicate that it is from the Puuc hills of Yucatan and
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