The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art
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. the color of blood
or in blood symbols. In the Maya view, none of these behaviors was bizarre or
exotic but necessary to sustain the world. To speak of the Maya and their rulers is
Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art Linda Schele, Mary Ellen Miller. Figure 19
Unfinished step from a Hieroglyphic Stair at Dos Pilas, Guatemala Late Classic
period, ca. a.d. 700 Photo by Merle Greene Robertson ...
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