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Title Maya palaces and elite residences : an interdisciplinary approach / edited by Jessica Joyce Christie.
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2003.
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 Floor2  F1435.3.A6 M37 2003    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 340 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series Linda Schele series in Maya and pre-Columbian studies
Linda Schele series in Maya and pre-Columbian studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Elite residences at Blue Creek, Belize / Thomas H. Guderjan, Robert J. Lichtenstein and C. Colleen Hanratty -- At court in Copan : palace groups of the early classic / Loa P. Traxler -- A multipurpose structure in the late classic palace at Copan / E. Wyllys Andrews V ... [et al.] -- Palaces of the Royal Court at Tikal / Peter D'Arcy Harrison -- The political acquisition of sacred geography : the MurciƩlagos complex at Dos Pilas / Arthur Demarest ... [et al.] -- Where did elites live? Identifying elite residences at Aquateca, Guatemala / Takeshi Inomata and Daniela Triadan -- Access patterns in Maya royal precincts / Rodrigo Liendo Stuardo -- Evidence for the functions and meanings of some northern Maya palaces / Jeff Karl Kowalski -- The function of a Maya palace at Yaxuna : a contextual approach / James N. Ambrosino -- Palace and society in the Northern Maya Lowlands / Edward B. Kurjack -- The tripartite layout of rooms in Maya elite residences : symbolic centering, ritual mediating and historical governing / Jessica Joyce Christie.
Subject Maya architecture.
Mayas -- Dwellings.
Mayas -- Kings and rulers.
Palaces -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Antiquities.
Related Names Christie, Jessica Joyce, 1956-
ISBN 0292712448 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 50630511