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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George Stuart developed this approach to explaining the Tzolldn in the Texas
Workshops on Maya Hieroglyphic Writing, sponsored by the Institute of Latin
American Studies, The University of Texas, 1980-1986. 3. Alfred M. Toiler, ed.
The publication of his work in the Saturday Evening Post in 1827 and 1828
initiated an enduring public fascination with the Maya and the meaning of their
hieroglyphic writings. Rafinesque was the first of a long line of brilliant scholars
For a more detailed history of hieroglyphic research, see George Stuart's
historical study in Ancient Maya Writing (Austin: University of Texas Press,
forthcoming) and David Kelley's Deciphering the Maya Script (Austin: University
of Texas ...
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