The Blood of Kings : Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art

By: Linda Schele; Mary Ellen Miller

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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.

Title: The Blood of Kings : Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art

Author: Linda Schele; Mary Ellen Miller

Illustrator: Kerr, Justin

Categories: Art, Ancient History, Central America,

Publisher: Kimbell Art Museum: 1986

ISBN Number: 091280422X

ISBN Number 13: 9780912804224

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Ancient History

Seller ID: 144398

Description: Book shows light wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 334 pages in oblong format filled with large full color photos and prints with line drawings illustrating the finer points of Mayan art. An impressive text.

Keywords: Hieroglyphic, Writing, Mayan , Calendar, Ballgame, Warfare, Captive, Sacrifice, Blood, Bloodletting, Vision, Quest, Court, Courtly , Life, King, kingship, Rites, Accession, Royalty, Royal, Gods, Icon, ,