Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art

Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art




"[A] work as remarkable for its text as for the photographs and drawings that illustrate it."—Octavio Paz, The New York Review of Books

A comprehensive guide to the Maya which reveals kingship rites, ritual warfare, with a vast array of color plates and drawings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780912804224
Publisher: Kimbell Art Museum
Publication date: 03/22/1991
Pages: 350

About the Author

Mary Ellen Miller is the Sterling Professor of the History of Art at Yale University and in 2019
will become director of the Getty Research Institute.

Michael D. Coe is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Yale University. His books include The Maya, Mexico, Breaking the Maya Code, Angkor and the Khmer Civilization, andReading the Maya Glyphs. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut.

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