William F. Hanks and Don S. Rice (editors)
Title Word and Image in Maya Culture: Explorations in Language, Writing and Representation
Book Condition VG
Jacket Condition Good + w/ tattering at upper spine and w/ 1" tear from top.
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