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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Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art Linda Schele, Mary Ellen Miller, Justin Kerr,
Kimbell Art Museum. Library of Congress catalogue number: 86-80193 Schele,
Linda. The blood of kings. Bibliography: p. Includes index. 1. Mayas-Art. 2.
This publication has been aided fry a generous grant from lnterFirst Bank Fort
Worth This publication was issued in connection with the exhibition The Blood of
Kings: A New Interpretation of Maya Art, shown at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort ...
Plate 80 Jaina warrior Late Classic period, a.d. 700-900 Ceramic H. 26 cm
Seattle Art Museum, Gift of John Hauberg Dressed in the sleeveless xicolh, an
elaborate feather headdress and a shoulder cape of thick strips, this Jaina
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Foreword Emily J Sana
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