DUMBARTON OAKS PRE-COLUMBIAN ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY STUDIES SERIES
Cover: Classic Maya Place Names, from Harvard University PressCover: Classic Maya Place Names in PAPERBACK

Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology Studies Series 33

Classic Maya Place Names

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$25.00 • £20.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780884022091

Publication Date: 01/01/1994

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Despite its seemingly specialized topic, this book should appeal to a wider audience. The study represents another step forward in the process of unraveling the meaning of Maya inscriptions, and brings to the forefront questions that can only be answered through interdisciplinary research.—Javier Urcid, The Americas

The discovery of place names by itself should be acclaimed as one of the great breakthroughs in the history of Maya hieroglyphic decipherment.—Nikolai Grube, Journal of Field Archaeology

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