Images From The Underworld

Images From The Underworld

by Andrea Joyce Stone


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Images From The Underworld by Andrea Joyce Stone

A comprehensive look at Maya cave painting from Preconquest times to the Colonial period, plus a complete visual catalog of the cave art of Naj Tunich, some of which has been subsequently destroyed by vandals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292726529
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Andrea Stone is Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Topographic Context of Maya Cave Painting
  • 3. A Further Exploration of Topographic Context: The Mesoamerican Landscape and the Cave
  • 4. Maya and Mesoamerican Cave Painting: A Survey of Sites and Images
  • 5. Naj Tunich: An Introduction to the Site and Its Art
  • 6. Images from Naj Tunich
  • 7. The Hieroglyphic Inscriptions of Naj Tunich by Barbara MacLeod and Andrea Stone
  • 8. A Catalog of Naj Tunich Paintings and Petroglyphs
  • 9. Maya Cave Painting: Summary of a Tradition
  • Appendix A. The Geologic Context of Maya Cave Paintings by George Veni
  • Appendix B. Standard Cave Map Symbols
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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