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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11, Francis Robicsek and Donald M. Hales, Maya Ceramic Vases from the Late
Classic Period: The November Collection of Maya Ceramics (Charlottesville:
University of Virginia Art Museum, 1982). We are indebted to Karl Taube for
Plate 41 Dwarf with flayed skin Late Classic period, a.d. 700-900 Ceramic 12 x 6
cm Department of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History, New York
Plate 42 Dwarf with moustache and shield Late Classic period, a.d. 700-900 ...
Plate 95 Cylindrical vessel Late Classic period, a.d. 600-800 Polychromed
ceramic Diam. 15.5 xH. 14.2 cm Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden,
Holland This Late Classic Maya pot is painted in codex style, so-named because
the black ...
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