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Author Miller, Mary Ellen.
Title Courtly art of the ancient Maya / Mary Miller and Simon Martin ; Kathleen Berrin, curator.
Published [San Francisco] : Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco ; New York : Thames & Hudson, 2004.
Book Cover

 Floor2  F1435.3.A7 M549 2004    IN LIBRARY
Description 304 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 29 cm.
Note "Published on the occasion of the exhibition, Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 4 April-25 July 2004; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 4 September 2004-2 January 2005"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-290) and index.
Contents Life at the Maya court -- The divine models of courtly culture -- Women at court -- Word and image in the Maya court -- The court at war -- Palenque : an exemplary Maya court -- New discoveries and personal accounts in the Maya west ; Gods of the scribes and artists / Michael D. Coe ; Dressed lords and ladies / María Teresa Uriarte ; The multiple of languages of a single relief / Beatriz de la Fuente ; The techniques of the Palenque sculptors / Merle Greene Robertson ; Technique, color, and art at Bonampak / Diana Magaloni ; The cult of patron and ancestor gods in censers at Palenque / Martha Cuevas García ; State and domestic cult in Palenque censer stands / Roberto López Bravo ; The discoveries in Temple 19, Palenque / Alfonso Morales and Julia C. Miller ; History, mythology, and royal legitimization at Palenque's Temple 19 / David Stuart ; The throne panel of Temple 21 at Palenque / Arnoldo González Cruz and Guillermo Bernal Romero ; Shield Jaguar and Structure 23 at Yaxchilan / Roberto García Moll ; The acropolis of Piedras Negras : portrait of a court system / Stephen D. Houston -- Tales from the crypt : the burial place of Ruler 4, Piedras Negras / Héctor L. Escobedo.
Subject Maya art -- Exhibitions.
Mexico -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Central America -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Related Names Martin, Simon.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
ISBN 0500051291
OCLC number 54799516