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Author Name    William F. Hanks and Don S. Rice (editors)

Title   Word and Image in Maya Culture: Explorations in Language, Writing and Representation

Binding   Hard

Book Condition   VG

Jacket Condition   Good + w/ tattering at upper spine and w/ 1" tear from top.

Size   Quarto

Publisher    1989

Seller ID   000362

385 pp.; Book focuses on the historic relationship among Maya writing, iconography and symbolic representation. It brings together studies of linguistic and compositional principles of written discourse, the iconographic conventions, linking these to cosmology and the institutional contexts of Maya kingship. Book is illustrated with numerous photos, diagrams and drawings emphasizing gyphs either in compositions on stelae or ceramics or alone.

Maya, glyphs, Iconography, art

Price = 40.00 USD



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