Piedras Negras: v. 9, Pt. 1

Piedras Negras: v. 9, Pt. 1 : Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions

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The first of five anticipated volumes on the renowned monuments of Piedras Negras, Guatemala, describes the site and the history of exploration at this important center of Classic Maya civilization. It includes photographs and detailed line drawings of twelve of the inscribed sculpted monuments at Piedras Negras, as well as a map of the ruins. All 19 volumes of the The Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions published to date are now available from Harvard University Press.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 301 x 375 x 8.89mm | 570g
  • Cambridge, Mass, United States
  • English, Spanish
  • 51 halftones, 43 line drawings 1 map & 1 site plan
  • 0873658221
  • 9780873658225
  • 2,496,761

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"The Corpus will be a lasting contribution to the study of the Maya and will save much of the cultural heritage of Mesoamerica from sure obliteration." - American Antiquity"
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About David Stuart

David Stuart is Chair of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas, Austin. Ian Graham was the founding Director of the Maya Corpus Program at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
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