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Author Looper, Matthew George, 1966-
Title Lightning warrior : Maya art and kingship at Quirigua / Matthew G. Looper.
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2003.
Book Cover

 Floor2  F1435.1.Q8 L66 2003    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 265 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Series Linda Schele series in Maya and pre-Columbian studies
Linda Schele series in Maya and pre-Columbian studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-254) and index.
Contents Life at the crossroads : Quirigua before K'ak'Tiliw -- A restive vassal : the early reign of K'ak'Tiliw -- Rebellion and revival : the first stelae of K'ak'Tiliw -- Dreams of power : stelae F, D, and E -- Foundation of the cosmic house : stelae C and A and zoomorph B -- In honor of a great warrior : the legacy of K'ak'Tiliw -- Appendix A. Rulers of Quirigua -- Appendix B. Historical events recorded in the texts of Quirigua -- Appendix C. Selected historical events from the texts of Copan -- Appendix D. Transcriptions and translations of the monumental inscriptions commissioned by K'ak'Tiliw.
Subject Quiriguá Site (Guatemala)
Maya sculpture -- Guatemala -- Motagua River Valley.
Stele (Archaeology) -- Guatemala -- Motagua River Valley.
Mayas -- Kings and rulers.
Mayas -- Guatemala -- Motagua River Valley -- Antiquities.
Motagua River Valley (Guatemala)
Motagua River Valley (Guatemala) -- Antiquities.
ISBN 0292705565 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 52208614