Adventures Unlimited Press Facebook Pages Wexclub Twitter Google+
sign up for catalog

Our Books

Your Cart

Shopping cart  Shopping cart
0 Product(s) in cart
Total $0.00
» Checkout

More Stuff

Our Books

 Checkout
READING THE MAYA GLYPHS
READING THE MAYA GLYPHS
In the recent past, a working knowledge of the Maya script has been confined to epigraphers, art historians and other specialists. Its very unfamiliarity to the general public, and the daunting aspect of its approximately 800 signs, have made the system appear more complex and arcane than it really is. Reading the Maya Glyphs is a compact, portable guide to enable students, tourists and armchair travelers to read and understand commonly encountered Classic Maya texts. Topics covered include the nature of the script, the intricate Maya calendar, dynastic and political texts, and every aspect of the natural and supernatural world in which they lived. Written by the world's leading authority in Maya studies, Michael D. Coe, and illustrated by the drawings of Mark Van Stone, one of America's outstanding calligraphers, the book presupposes no previous training in Maya epigraphy or archaeology. Whether in the hands of visitors to the great Maya sites of Mexico and Central America or consulted by museum-goers, this guide should enhance their appreciation some of the world's greatest art and architecture. Imported from Britain. Heavily illustrated with photo section. Chapters include: The Nature of Mayan Script; Time and the Calendar; Royal Lives and Royal Rituals; Dynastic Names and Titles; Relationships; Warfare; Scribes and Artists; Ceramic Texts; The Supernatural World; more.
Price: $19.95
Add to cart

These are our current best sellers.

HESS AND THE PENGUINS

Price: $19.95
Add to cart
WEX SUBSCRIPTION REGULAR USA

Price: $30.00
Add to cart
WEX SUBSCRIPTION REGULAR USA-RENEW

Price: $30.00
Add to cart