DUMBARTON OAKS PRE-COLUMBIAN ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY STUDIES SERIES
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Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology Studies Series 29

The House of the Bacabs, Copan, Honduras

Edited by David Webster

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$15.00 • £12.95 • €13.50

ISBN 9780884021773

Publication Date: 01/01/1989

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Claude Baudez, William Fash, Jr., Berthold Riese, William Sanders, and David Webster contribute to this monograph, and using an integrated art historical and anthropological approach, consider the House of the Bacabs’ context as an elite Maya structure, its excavation and restoration, and its iconographic and epigraphic reconstruction and interpretation, to establish models for understanding Classic Maya social and political life.

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