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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


  • List of Figures
  • Introduction [David Webster]
  • 1. The House of the Bacabs: Its Social Context [David Webster]
  • 2. The Sculptural Façade of Structre 9N-82: Content, Form, and Significance [William L. Fash, Jr.]
  • 3. The House of the Bacabs: An Iconographic Analysis [Claude F. Baudez]
  • 4. The Inscription on the Sculptured Bench of the House of the Bacabs [Berthold Riese]
  • 5. Household, Lineage, and State at Eighth-Century Copan, Honduras [William T. Sanders]
  • Epilogue [David Webster]
  • Appendix: The Original Location, Date, and Possible Implications of Altar W' [David Webster]
  • Bibliography

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