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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This publication has been aided by a generous grant from InterFirst Bank Fort
Worth This publication was issued in connection with the exhibition The Blood of
Kings: A New Interpretation of Maya An, shown at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort ...
Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art Linda Schele, Mary Ellen Miller, Justin Kerr,
Kimbell Art Museum ... Department of Anthropology, Harvard University As a
corollary of the exhibition, the Kimbell Art Museum undertook to publish an
The Kimbell wall panel (PI. 86) uses this architectural device, but the most
extraordinary examples, snowing the most complex architectural configurations,
are found on Piedras Negras Stela 12 (Fig. V.8) and in the compositions of
murals in ...
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Foreword Emily Sano ix
Kingship and the Rites of Accession
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