|A Blanket: A Magliabecchiano|
of the Popol Vuh.
The clay manikins who softened and dissolved [in water]------not to worry about it. The next set of manikins were made of wood. These natives actually fled for the caves. However. he cave were "shut in the faces of those who had not listened to the advice of the astronomers of that era.
The gods decided that the second set was just as useless as the clay men. They decided to end their existence with a flood that was high enough to cover the mountain tops. [This is according to the information given by INAH regarding the Aztec Sun Stone]
|Stela 22: Izapa - Turmoil in the Sky|
V. Garth Norman: Plate 36
|Stela 67: Izapa - After the Event|
V. Garth Norman: Plate 54
Stela 67 was partially destroyed, so the roof there is only half visible, but the angle is still the same. It shows the rainbow of the sky, which is the promise of no more burning rains. It does not show the Egyptian Ankh, More likely Snaggle-tooth is holding two of the sky-serpents. The sky-bands for the gods below each of the stelae are in the helmets of both versions. The fish are only necessary to show that the waves were of the sky [salt*] river, the Milky Way.