The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art

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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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Though Maya script, symbolism, and mythology are not yet fully understood, research from the last 25 years is showing that the Maya, once seen as "simple'' peaceful people, are now thought to have ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Introduction
6
Chapters
63
Kingship and the Rites of Accession
103
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