Copan: The History of an Ancient Maya Kingdom

Copan: The History of an Ancient Maya Kingdom

by E. Wyllys Andrews, Robert J. Sharer, William L. Fash, David Stuart
     
 

This volume collects leading scholarship on one of the most important archaeological complexes in the ancient Maya world. The authors-internationally renowned experts who participated in the long-running Cop·n Acropolis Archaeological Project-address enduring themes in Maya archaeology. In addition to site-specific breakthroughs involving dynastic sequences, epigraphy… See more details below

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This volume collects leading scholarship on one of the most important archaeological complexes in the ancient Maya world. The authors-internationally renowned experts who participated in the long-running Cop·n Acropolis Archaeological Project-address enduring themes in Maya archaeology. In addition to site-specific breakthroughs involving dynastic sequences, epigraphy, and chronologies, these essays explore questions of broad interest to archaeologists and other anthropologists, including state formation, architecture and space, and the relationship between history and archaeology as well as among archaeology, epigraphy, and iconography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781930618381
Publisher:
School for Advanced Research Press
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Series:
School of American Research Advanced Seminar Series
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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