Drawing of Roof Reliefs from Temple of the Cross
Schele, Linda, and David A. Freidel. 1990. A Forest of Kings: The Untold Story of the Ancient Maya. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 238-239, Fig. 6:11
A. Maudslay, Biologia Centrali Americana 1974 (Vol. IV): Plate 68a,b
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Reconstruction of stucco reliefs from the entablature of the Temple of the Cross. The upper drawing is based on the remains of the north side; the lower drawing is based on the extant remains of the west side. The reliefs represent Witz-like deities with gaping mouths. Tiny humans sit either atop or near the stone, reptilian front legs of each Witz-creature; fish nibble the waterlilies that surround the Witz-creatures' heads.