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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was John Lloyd Stephens, who, without evidence to the contrary, thought that the
Maya had been contemporaries of the Aztecs. Basing his views on their art and
inscriptions, Stephens believed that Maya civilization was independent of other ...
Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art Linda Schele, Mary Ellen Miller, Justin Kerr,
Kimbell Art Museum. hieroglyphics became better understood. ... Where did the
Maya live? When did Classic Maya civilization emerge? For most of the century,
Thus, in the truest sense of the word, "Classic" Maya civilization was in place by
100 B.C. The origins of Classic Maya civilization are now shown to conform
chronologically to the rest of Mesoamerica, and are confirmed to be
contemporary with ...
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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
Foreword Emily Sano ix
Kingship and the Rites of Accession
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