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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Morley set up projects at Uaxactun, Guatemala and Chichen Itza in the Yucatan
to test theories about the Maya, and he embarked on a campaign of exploration
to document all Maya ruins and inscriptions, a project that eventually led to the ...
Even so, inscriptions discovered from the period are still limited, particularly at
Tikal and Uaxactun, where the hiatus appears to have been the most profound,
but at many other cities — Yaxchilan, Palenque and Caracol — it appears to be a
... from a ceramic fragment from Uaxactun, where a God N looks on while a
monkey fondles a naked, reclining woman (Robert Smith, Ceramic Sequence at
Uaxactun, Guatemala, Middle American Research Institute, pub. 20, vol. 2 [New ...
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