COK Fig.1.23 Feathered serpent (Preclassic) & (Early and Late Classic)
Schele, Linda, and Peter Mathews. 1998. The Code of Kings: The Language of Seven Sacred Maya Temples and Tombs. New York: Scribner: 8:49, Fig. 1.23
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Detail of three serpents. Top = feathered serpent from Maya Preclassic Period. Middle = Headband Twin sits on tongue between open jaws of a vision serpent, Bottom = Vision serpent with K'awiil emerging from the mouth and Foliated Ajaw riding on tail.