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Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-25 - Publisher: Yale University Press

This nuanced account explores Maya mythology through the lens of art, text, and culture. It offers an important reexamination of the mid-16th-century Popol Vuh, long considered an authoritative text, which is better understood as one among many crucial sources for the interpretation of ancient Maya art and myth. Using materials
Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Oswaldo Fernando Chinchilla Mazariegos
Categories: Central America
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher:

This nuanced account explores Maya mythology through the lens of art, text, and culture. It offers an important reexamination of the mid-16th-century Popol Vuh, long considered an authoritative text, which is better understood as one among many crucial sources for the interpretation of ancient Maya art and myth. Using materials
Sacred Energies of the Sun and Moon
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Erika Buenaflor
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-07 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A practical guide to ancient Mesoamerican solar and lunar rites for healing and transformation • Details shamanic rituals and practices for each period of the day, including dawn, sunrise, noon, sunset, and midnight, to best harness the energies of the sun, night sun, and moon for specific purposes, such as
Graphic Indigeneity
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Frederick Luis Aldama
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-15 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Contributions by Joshua T. Anderson, Chad A. Barbour, Susan Bernardin, Mike Borkent, Jeremy M. Carnes, Philip Cass, Jordan Clapper, James J. Donahue, Dennin Ellis, Jessica Fontaine, Jonathan Ford, Lee Francis IV, Enrique García, Javier García Liendo, Brenna Clarke Gray, Brian Montes, Arij Ouweneel, Kevin Patrick, Candida Rifkind, Jessica Rutherford, and
A Maya Universe in Stone
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Stephen Houston
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-30 - Publisher: Getty Publications

The first study devoted to a single sculptor in ancient America, as understood through four unprovenanced masterworks traced to a small sector of Guatemala. In 1950, Dana Lamb, an explorer of some notoriety, stumbled on a Maya ruin in the tropical forests of northern Guatemala. Lamb failed to record the