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Maya Art and Architecture #2020

Maya Art and Architecture From temple to tomb she explains how and why the Maya made their greatest works New archaeological discoveries at Copan Tikal and Palenque to name but a few are included and the author draws on re

  • Title: Maya Art and Architecture
  • Author: Mary Ellen Miller
  • ISBN: 9780500203279
  • Page: 456
  • Format: Paperback
  • Maya Art and Architecture By Mary Ellen Miller, From temple to tomb, she explains how and why the Maya made their greatest works New archaeological discoveries at Copan, Tikal, and Palenque to name but a few are included, and the author draws on recent decipherments in Maya writing to provide fresh interpretations of Maya sculpture and ceramics For the art historian, student, and traveler, Maya Art and ArchitectureFrom temple to tomb, she explains how and why the Maya made their greatest works New archaeological discoveries at Copan, Tikal, and Palenque to name but a few are included, and the author draws on recent decipherments in Maya writing to provide fresh interpretations of Maya sculpture and ceramics For the art historian, student, and traveler, Maya Art and Architecture will prove indispensable Chapters on Maya architecture and the materials of Maya art set the stage for discussions of the sculpture of different time periods and regions, the famous murals at Bonampak, the dramatic new findings at Cacaxtla, and the painted Maya ceramics of the first millennium a.d The author has organized the material in new ways, considering the nature of the human form in Maya art, for example, and the role of the hand held object.

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    1. I read the second edition of this book, with Mary Ellen Miller and Megan E O Neil as co authors, published in 2014 I couldn t find it on , so I m putting my comments here Mayan research has advanced so much in recent years that if you want to learn about it, you should get the recent version.I ve long been fascinated by the mysterious Mayans and this book includes lots of cultural and historical information along with many great pictures The relatively small size would make it good for taking a [...]

    2. Required reading for this south american art class I took.Proffessor Shearady kept talking about the non apocalypse everyday.I decided not to show up for the last month of classk, I read something in the syllabus wrong Thinking we didn t have class for the last month or something stupid.He is a good teacher.But probably for the best he retired.Even thoughHe stillSomehowTeaches classes there History of Illustration Never mentions a Marvel or DC Comic book

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