skip to content
New theories on the ancient Maya Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

New theories on the ancient Maya

Author: Elin C Danien; Robert J Sharer; University of Pennsylvania. University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Publisher: Philadelphia : University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1992.
Series: University Museum monograph, 77.; University Museum symposium series, v. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New theories on the ancient Maya.
Philadelphia : University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1992
(OCoLC)657910683
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elin C Danien; Robert J Sharer; University of Pennsylvania. University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
ISBN: 0924171138 9780924171130
OCLC Number: 25510312
Notes: Papers presented at the annual Maya Weekend sponsored by the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology of the University of Pennsylvania, in 1987.
Description: xi, 245 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Quest for decipherment : a historical and biographical survey of Maya hieroglyphic investigation / George E. Stuart --
Classic Maya politics / Stephen D. Houston --
From Double Bird to Ah Cacao : dynastic troubles and the cycle of katuns at Tikal, Guatemala / William A. Haviland --
Preclassic notation and the development of Maya writing / David W. Sedat --
Excavating among the collections : a reexamination of three figurines / Elin C. Danien --
Pure language and lapidary prose / Clemency Chase Coggins --
The myth of the Popol vuh as an instrument of power / Justin Kerr --
New ceremonial and settlement evidence at La Venta, and its relation to preclassic Maya cultures / William F. Rust, III --
The preclassic origin of lowland Maya states / Robert J. Sharer --
Preclassic Maya civilization / Norman Hammond --
The development of a regional tradition in southern Belize / Richard M. Leventhal --
Beyond temples and palaces : recent settlement pattern research at the ancient Maya city of Sayil (1983-1985) / Jeremy A. Sabloff and Gair Tourtellot --
Variations on a theme : a frontier view of Maya civilization / John S. Henderson --
Deciphering Maya architectural plans / Wendy Ashmore --
Burials as caches; caches as burials : a new interpretation of the meaning of ritual deposits among the classic period lowland Maya / Marshall J. Becker --
Rebellious prophets / Grant D. Jones --
Divination and prophecy in Yucatan / Bruce Love --
Mayan calendars, cosmology, and astronomical commensuration / Barbara Tedlock --
The Popol vuh as a hieroglyphic book / Dennis Tedlock --
The future of Tikal / Christopher Jones.
Series Title: University Museum monograph, 77.; University Museum symposium series, v. 3.
Responsibility: Elin C. Danien, Robert J. Sharer, editors.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(6)

User lists with this item (2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/25510312>
library:oclcnum"25510312"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:valueUnknown value: cnp
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
<http://viaf.org/viaf/146496441>
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"University of Pennsylvania. University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology."
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:datePublished"1992"
schema:description"Quest for decipherment : a historical and biographical survey of Maya hieroglyphic investigation / George E. Stuart -- Classic Maya politics / Stephen D. Houston -- From Double Bird to Ah Cacao : dynastic troubles and the cycle of katuns at Tikal, Guatemala / William A. Haviland -- Preclassic notation and the development of Maya writing / David W. Sedat -- Excavating among the collections : a reexamination of three figurines / Elin C. Danien -- Pure language and lapidary prose / Clemency Chase Coggins -- The myth of the Popol vuh as an instrument of power / Justin Kerr -- New ceremonial and settlement evidence at La Venta, and its relation to preclassic Maya cultures / William F. Rust, III -- The preclassic origin of lowland Maya states / Robert J. Sharer -- Preclassic Maya civilization / Norman Hammond -- The development of a regional tradition in southern Belize / Richard M. Leventhal -- Beyond temples and palaces : recent settlement pattern research at the ancient Maya city of Sayil (1983-1985) / Jeremy A. Sabloff and Gair Tourtellot -- Variations on a theme : a frontier view of Maya civilization / John S. Henderson -- Deciphering Maya architectural plans / Wendy Ashmore -- Burials as caches; caches as burials : a new interpretation of the meaning of ritual deposits among the classic period lowland Maya / Marshall J. Becker -- Rebellious prophets / Grant D. Jones -- Divination and prophecy in Yucatan / Bruce Love -- Mayan calendars, cosmology, and astronomical commensuration / Barbara Tedlock -- The Popol vuh as a hieroglyphic book / Dennis Tedlock -- The future of Tikal / Christopher Jones."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/365275099>
schema:genre"Conference proceedings"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:isPartOf
schema:isPartOf
schema:name"New theories on the ancient Maya"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.