CORPUS OF MAYA HIEROGLYPHIC INSCRIPTIONS
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Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions, Volume 9: Part 2: Tonina

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$50.00 • £36.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780873657730

Publication: November 2006

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The goal of the Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions is to document in photographs and detailed line drawings all known Maya inscriptions and their associated figurative art. When complete, the Corpus will have published the inscriptions from over 200 sites and 2,000 monuments. The series has been instrumental in the remarkable success of the ongoing process of deciphering Maya writing, making available hundreds of texts to epigraphers working around the world.

This is the fourth of five anticipated volumes on the Classic Maya monuments of Tonina, which lies east of the town of Ocosingo in Chiapas, Mexico. The volume describes and illustrates 36 sequentially-numbered sculptures, representing most of the remaining unpublished and largely intact sculptures at the site.