Around six months ago, as you might remember, [personal profile] ljc posted an excerpt from From The Terran Coyote to The Klingon K'Ortar: Tricksters of the Alpha and Beta Quadrants by M. Thadiun Bodner, which contained accounts of three of the earliest surviving Vulcan mythological tales involving T'kay, the Vulcan trickster.

I was quite intrigued by the stories, but was disappointed that the text-only archive version of From The Terran Coyote to The Klingon K'Ortar that she'd recovered had only descriptions of the illustrations, rather than the original color plates.

So, since I live in the area and have access to the library at Starfleet Academy's Annapolis campus, I offered to search the collection of the art library there to see if I could find other images of the objects in question and reconstruct, as far as possible, the original pages.

It took a fair amount of looking - and I'm not entirely sure these are the exact same artifacts the original article referenced - but I believe I have, finally, found them all, or close facsimiles thereof, and with [personal profile] ljc's permission, I'm sharing them with you.

How T'Kay Stole Fire:[Insert - Illustration: Fire Escapes The Glass Bowl, tapestry fragment dating to 8th Century BCE] )

How T'Kay Cheated Death:[Insert - Illustration: Death at the River, fragment of undated bowl, private collection] )

T'Kay and the Chief's Son:[Insert - Illustration: T'Kay with Saya, architectural detail of the frieze showing the trickster T'Kay with a circular pitcher of saya, recovered from the ruins of the P'Jem Monastery, Epsilon Indi III] )

ETA: Oh! Also, while I was hunting down these illustrations I found a kids' xenoanth book that had three more illustrated T'kay stories; would anybody be interested in those being posted here eventually?