The Temalacati, or Gladiatorial Stone, from the Codex Ramirez, from 'The Ancient Cities of the New World', by Claude-Joseph-Desire Charney, pub. 1887
French School, (19th century); French. Medium: engraving. Date: 1887. Captive fought succession of enemies until he lost and was stretched across the stone and tortured; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.