The blood of kings: dynasty and ritual in Maya art
G. Braziller in association with the Kimbell Art Museum, 1986 - Art - 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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Review: The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya ArtUser Review - Felisa Rosa - Goodreads
An excellent guide to understanding Maya iconography. The writing is vivid, but very detailed. If you are not an avid student of the Maya, some passages may seem a bit thorny. Read full review
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A great overview of the Maya.
A Study of Maya Art, Its Subject Matter and Historical Development
Herbert Joseph Spinden
Limited preview - 1913
Kingship and the Rites of Accession
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