The blood of kings: dynasty and ritual in Maya art

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Kimbell Art Museum, 1986 - Art - 335 pages
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This classic study of the ancient Maya reveals a culture as rich as the ancient civilizations of Europe, the Middle East, and the Orient.

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The blood of kings: dynasty and ritual in Maya art

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Though Maya script, symbolism, and mythology are not yet fully understood, research from the last 25 years is showing that the Maya, once seen as "simple'' peaceful people, are now thought to have ... Read full review

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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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