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The House of the Governor : a Maya palace at Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico

Author: Jeff Karl Kowalski
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©1987.
Series: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 176.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Karl Kowalski
ISBN: 0806120355 9780806120355
OCLC Number: 14212397
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Yale, 1981.
Description: xx, 298 pages : illustrations, maps, tables ; 29 cm.
Contents: History and function. Location and general description ; Historiography of Uxmal and the House of the Governor ; Puuc chronology and the dating of the House of the Governor ; Uxmal and the Xiu ; A historical interpretation of the inscriptions of Uxmal ; Function of the House of the Governor --
Architecture. Construction ; Plan and massing ; Visual and proportional effects --
Architectural sculpture. Human figural sculpture ; Mask panels ; Step-frets ; Latticework ; Bicephalic jaguar throne --
Appendix. Summary of Mexican archaeological activities and reconstruction at Uxmal and the House of the Governor.
Series Title: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 176.
Responsibility: by Jeff Karl Kowalski.

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