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Ancient Maya Art At Dumbarton Oaks

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Joanne Pillsbury | Publisher : Dumbarton Oaks Pub Service

ISBN 10 : 0884023753
ISBN 13 : 9780884023753

This introduction to Maya art is based on study of one of the most important collections in the United States, assembled by Robert Woods Bliss between 1935 and 1962. The catalogue,..


Encyclopedia Of The Ancient Maya

Pub Date : 2015-12-24 | Author : Walter R. T. Witschey | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9780759122864
ISBN 13 : 0759122865

Encyclopedia of the Ancient Maya offers an A-to-Z overview of the ancient Maya culture from its inception around 3000 BC to the Spanish Conquest after AD 1600. Over two hundred ent..



Art And Myth Of The Ancient Maya

Pub Date : 2017-05-02 | Author : Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300224672
ISBN 13 : 0300224672

This nuanced account explores Maya mythology through the lens of art, text, and culture. It offers an important reexamination of the mid-16th-century Popol Vuh, long considered an ..



The Value Of Things

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : Jennifer P. Mathews | Publisher : University of Arizona Press

ISBN 10 : 9780816533527
ISBN 13 : 0816533520

The Value of Things examines the social and ritual value of commodities in Mesoamerica, providing a new and dynamic temporal view of the roles of trade of commodities and elite goo..


The Life Within

Pub Date : 2014-03-25 | Author : Stephen D. Houston | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300196023
ISBN 13 : 0300196024

Beautifully written and illustrated, The Life Within is the first full study of the vitality and materiality of Classic Maya art and writing and the quest for transcendence and imm..