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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Maya sculpture.,
  • Mayas -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesClassic Maya sculpture.
SeriesCarnegie Institution of Washington publication ;, 593.
LC ClassificationsF1435.1.S34 P76 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 209 p., [37] leaves of plates (1 fold.) :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4544081M
ISBN 100404162754
LC Control Number77011515

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This book is the first in-depth synthesis of the Classic Maya. It is richly informed by new decipherment In the first millennium AD, the Classic Maya created courtly societies in and around the Yucatan Peninsula that have left some of the most striking intellectual and aesthetic achievements of the ancient world, including large settlements /5(3). The book only considers Maya art and by doing this misses an opportunity that would have been congruent with history and even archaeology. It misses it in two ways which are bothering since a tremendous amount of work has to be done to compensate for these two shortcomings. Done by the readers of course, if they have the tools necessary for /5(4).   - Buy Sculpture in the Ancient Maya Plaza: The Early Classic Period book online at best prices in India on Read Sculpture in the Ancient Maya Plaza: The Early Classic Period book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Flora Simmons Clancy. educated in Maya history, science, ideology and cosmology and they also learned how to read and write (Reents-Budet , ). The elite painted pottery is therefore a fine source to get more information about Maya mythology. A large amount of Classic Maya vessels originate from .

It is a compelling study that will open up new areas for investigation of Maya art and new methods for research. " —Claudia Brittenham, University of Chicago Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya by. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Proskouriakoff, Tatiana, Study of classic Maya sculpture. Washington, (OCoLC)   In this book, Alexander Parmington examines how images, texts and architectural form controlled and channelled movement of particular sets of people through various precincts in Classic Maya cities. Using Palenque as a case study, this book analyses specific building groups and corresponding sculptures to provide insight into the hierarchical Author: Alexander Parmington. General Overviews. Following some 18th century explorations, Maya art has been documented in extensive publication since the 19th century, starting with explorers John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood (see Stephens , cited under Observers of the Maya). Spinden offered the first attempt to study imagery comprehensively; Thompson (cited under Observers of the Maya) both.