The Code of Kings

The Code of Kings

The Language of Seven Sacred Maya Temples and Tombs

Book - 1999
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This unique and extraordinary guide to seven major sites of Maya civilization highlights the pioneering work of two great scholars of ancient America. For readers at every level -- from the casual tourist to the serious student -- The Code of Kings relies on Linda Schele and Peter Mathews's revolutionary work in the decipherment of the hieroglyphs that cover the surfaces of Maya ruins to give us a far clearer picture of Maya culture than we have ever had.
Richly illustrated with line art and the incomparable photography of Justin Kerr and Macduff Everton, The Code of Kings is a landmark contribution to our understanding of the Maya and a phenomenal guided tour of seven of the most awesome and magical spots on Earth.
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 1999, c1998.
Edition: 1st Touchstone ed. --
ISBN: 9780684852096
0684852098
Branch Call Number: 972/.81/016/Sch 3588mb 1
Characteristics: 431 p. : ill., maps.
Additional Contributors: Mathews, Peter 1951-

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