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The Origins of Maya Art

Monumental Stone Sculpture of Kaminaljuyu, Guatemala, and the Southern Pacific Coast

Lee Allen Parsons

Dumbarton Oaks Studies in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology

Art, Art History, Archaeology, Pre-Columbian Studies

This is the first comprehensive treatment and pictorial record of one of the greatest bodies of sculpture in the Pre-Columbian world. Parson’s work orders the Late Pre-Classic sculptures of highland and Pacific coastal Guatemala into chronological and stylistic groupings, relating them to the other artistic and iconographic movements at the time the Maya style was coalescing.

 

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