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The Blood of Kings

Schele, Linda; Miller, Mary Ellen

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ISBN 10: 0500276676 / ISBN 13: 9780500276679
Published by Thames & Hudson Ltd
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Focuses on the progress made in deciphering the complicated Maya hieroglyphic code, effectively penetrating the world and minds of the creators of Maya art. Num Pages: 336 pages, 373 illustrations, 123 in colour. BIC Classification: 1KLCM; ACBK; ACG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 252 x 253 x 22. Weight in Grams: 1478. . 1992. First Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780500276679

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Title: The Blood of Kings

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd

Binding: Soft cover

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"[A] work as remarkable for its text as for the photographs and drawings that illustrate it."―Octavio Paz, The New York Review of Books

A comprehensive guide to the Maya which reveals kingship rites, ritual warfare, with a vast array of color plates and drawings. 122 color plates, 300 drawings and 50 black-and-white illustrations

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Mary Ellen Miller is the Vincent Scully Professor of the History of Art at Yale University. Her previous books include The Art of Mesoamerica.

Michael D. Coe is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Yale University. His books include The Maya, Mexico, Breaking the Maya Code, Angkor and the Khmer Civilization, and Reading the Maya Glyphs. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut.

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