The Maya Michael D. Coe

The Maya

Author: Michael D. Coe
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Book Title
The Maya
Author
Michael D. Coe
ISBN
9780500291887
The Maya has long been established as the best, most readable introduction to the New World's greatest ancient civilization. Coe and Houston update this classic by distilling the latest scholarship for the general reader and student.This new edition incorporates the most recent archaeological and epigraphic research, which continues to proceed at a fast pace. Among the finest new discoveries are spectacular stucco sculptures at El Zotz and Holmul, which reveal surprising aspects of Maya royalty and the founding of dynasties. Dramatic refinements in our understanding of the pace of developments of the Maya civilization have led scholars to perceive a pattern of rapid bursts of building and political formation. Other finds include the discovery of the earliest known occupant of the region, the Hoyo Negro girl, recovered from an underwater cavern in the Yucatan peninsula, along with new evidence for the first architecture at Ceibal.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Michael D. Coe, Stephen D. HoustonPublisher: Thames & HudsonPublished: 06/16/2015ISBN: 9780500291887Pages: 320Weight: 1.80lbsSize: 9.40h x 6.30w x 0.90dReview Citations: Choice 11/01/2015
The Maya has long been established as the best, most readable introduction to the New World's greatest ancient civilization. Coe and Houston update this classic by distilling the latest scholarship for the general reader and student.

This new edition incorporates the most recent archaeological and epigraphic research, which continues to proceed at a fast pace. Among the finest new discoveries are spectacular stucco sculptures at El Zotz and Holmul, which reveal surprising aspects of Maya royalty and the founding of dynasties. Dramatic refinements in our understanding of the pace of developments of the Maya civilization have led scholars to perceive a pattern of rapid bursts of building and political formation. Other finds include the discovery of the earliest known occupant of the region, the Hoyo Negro girl, recovered from an underwater cavern in the Yucatan peninsula, along with new evidence for the first architecture at Ceibal.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Michael D. Coe, Stephen D. Houston
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 06/16/2015
ISBN: 9780500291887
Pages: 320
Weight: 1.80lbs
Size: 9.40h x 6.30w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Choice 11/01/2015
The Maya has long been established as the best, most readable introduction to the New World's greatest ancient civilization. Coe and Houston update this classic by distilling the latest scholarship for the general reader and student.

This new edition incorporates the most recent archaeological and epigraphic research, which continues to proceed at a fast pace. Among the finest new discoveries are spectacular stucco sculptures at El Zotz and Holmul, which reveal surprising aspects of Maya royalty and the founding of dynasties. Dramatic refinements in our understanding of the pace of developments of the Maya civilization have led scholars to perceive a pattern of rapid bursts of building and political formation. Other finds include the discovery of the earliest known occupant of the region, the Hoyo Negro girl, recovered from an underwater cavern in the Yucatan peninsula, along with new evidence for the first architecture at Ceibal.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Michael D. Coe, Stephen D. Houston
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 06/16/2015
ISBN: 9780500291887
Pages: 320
Weight: 1.80lbs
Size: 9.40h x 6.30w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Choice 11/01/2015