The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art
Kimbell Art Museum, 1986 - 335 pages
An illustrated study of the Maya civilization, drawing from interpretations of the texts embedded in pictorial scenes or carved on stone tablets to provide the meaning of the art and architecture of the ancient culture.
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Morley set up projects at Uaxactun, Guatemala and Chichen Itza in the Yucatan
to test theories about the Maya, and he embarked on a campaign of exploration
to document all Maya ruins and inscriptions, a project that eventually led to the ...
The fuchsite mask found on top of a bundle in Tikal Burial 85 is the portrait of a
ruler wearing the same headband. 7. Christopher Jones, "Inauguration Dates of
Three Late Classic Rulers of Tikal, Guatemala," American Antiquity 42 (1977), pp.
Tatiana Proskouriakoff, "Historical Implications of a Pattern of Dates at Piedras
Negras, Guatemala," American Annuity 25 (1960), p. 470. 7. Christopher Jones, "
Inauguration Dates of Three Late Classic Rulers at Tikal, Guatemala," American ...
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Kingship and the Rites of Accession
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