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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


  • Note
  • List of Figures
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Identifying Place Names in Maya Inscriptions
    • New Understandings of Emblem Glyphs
    • The Place Name “Formula”
  • 2. A Working List of Maya Place Glyphs
    • Dos Pilas
    • Altar de Sacrificios
    • Ucanal
    • Naranjo
    • Copan
    • Seibal
    • Motul de San José
    • Calakmul(?)
    • Topoxte
    • Palenque
    • Piedras Negras
    • Machaquila
    • Titles of Origin
  • 3. Place Names with Other Verbs
  • 4. The Iconography of Place Names
  • 5. Mythological Place Names
  • 6. Site Areas and Buildings
  • 7. Place Names in Maya Texts: Two Case Studies
  • Conclusions
  • Bibliography

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