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Author Looper, Matthew George, 1966-

Title Lightning warrior : Maya art and kingship at Quirigua / Matthew G. Looper.

Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 265 pages) : illustrations.
Series Linda Schele series in Maya and pre-Columbian studies.
Linda Schele series in Maya and pre-Columbian studies.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-254) and index.
Contents Life at the crossroads : Quirigua before K'ak'Tiliw -- A restive vassal : the early reign of K'ak'Tiliw -- Rebellion and revival : the first stelae of K'ak'Tiliw -- Dreams of power : stelae F, D, and E -- Foundation of the cosmic house : stelae C and A and zoomorph B -- In honor of a great warrior : the legacy of K'ak'Tiliw -- Appendix A. Rulers of Quirigua -- Appendix B. Historical events recorded in the texts of Quirigua -- Appendix C. Selected historical events from the texts of Copan -- Appendix D. Transcriptions and translations of the monumental inscriptions commissioned by K'ak'Tiliw.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Maya sculpture -- Guatemala -- Motagua River Valley.
Stele (Archaeology) -- Guatemala -- Motagua River Valley.
Mayas -- Kings and rulers.
Mayas -- Guatemala -- Motagua River Valley -- Antiquities.
Quiriguá Site (Guatemala)
Motagua River Valley (Guatemala) -- Antiquities.
Electronic books.
ISBN 0292798644