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Maya monuments

sculptures of unknown provenance in Europe

by Karl Herbert Mayer

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Published by Acoma Books in Ramona, Calif .
Written in English

  • Maya sculpture.,
  • Mayan languages -- Writing.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 40-44.

    Statementby Karl Herbert Mayer ; translated from the German by Sandra L. Brizee.
    LC ClassificationsF1435.3.S34 M39
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p., [28] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4763626M
    ISBN 10091655211X
    LC Control Number78110775

    Each Maya city-state would have a large palace inside the city for their king and the royal family. These palaces were sometimes large monuments to powerful kings. One of the most famous palaces is the palace at Palenque built by King Pakal. It was a large complex of many buildings and courtyards including a tall tower that looked over the city.

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