Maya Archaeology 3 by Michael Coe
Featuring the Grolier Codex

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Continuing in the tradition of the Maya Archaeology series from Precolumbia Mesoweb Press, this volume offers chapters by leading authorities on discoveries and research in the field of Maya archaeology. Topics include a royal tomb at Palenque, an early Maya ceremonial center at Ceibal, a hieroglyphic stairway at El Palmar recording a pilgrimage to distant Copan, and breakthrough insights into Maya divinity. The volume is accompanied by a facsimile of an authentic Maya screenfold book, the Grolier Codex.

Chapters include: The Text and Context of the Cuychen Vase, Macal Valley, Belize, by Christophe Helmke, Jaime J. Awe, Shawn G. Morton, and Gyles Iannone....Ajpach' Waal: The Hieroglyphic Stairway of the Guzman Group of El Palmar, Campeche, Mexico, by Kenichiro Tsukamoto and Octavio Esparza....Middle Preclassic Caches from Ceibal, Guatemala, by Takeshi Inomata and Daniela Triadan....The Funerary Complex of Temple XX: Offering and Ritual in the Early Classic Period of Palenque, by Arnoldo Gonzalez Cruz and Joshua Balcells....The Fourth Maya Codex, by Michael Coe, Mary Miller, Stephen Houston, and Karl Taube...Royal Death, Tombs, and Cosmic Landscapes: Early Classic Maya Tomb Murals from Rio Azul, Guatemala, by Mary Jane Acuña...The Old Man of the Maya Universe: Unified Aspects to Ancient Maya Religion, by Simon Martin.

 

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Published December 31, 2015 by Precolumbia Mesoweb Press. 256 pages
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That’s the conclusion of a new review of research on the Grolier Codex, a fragmentary 13th Century Maya text whose unlikely provenance ― it was reportedly found by looters in a Mexican cave in the 1960s ― had led some to conclude that it was likely a forgery.

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