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Location Call # Volume Status
 Sherman Library  F1435.3.A7 F54 2005 c.2  AVAILABLE  
 Sherman Library  F1435.3.A7 F54 2005 c.3  AVAILABLE  
Author Fields, Virginia M.
Title Lords of creation : the origins of sacred Maya kingship / Virginia M. Fields and Dorie Reents-Budet ; with contributions by Ricardo Agurcia Fasquelle ... [and others].
OCLC 60514024
ISBN 1857593863
Publisher London : Scala ; Los Angeles : In association with Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; Easthampton, MA : Distributed outside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art by Antique Collectors' Club, 2005.
Description 287 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
LC Subject heading/s Maya art -- Exhibitions.
Mayas -- Kings and rulers -- Exhibitions.
Mayas -- Rites and ceremonies -- Exhibitions.
Kings and rulers in art -- Exhibitions.
Mexico -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Central America -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-280) and index.
Contents Introduction: the first sacred kings of Mesoamerica / Virginia M Fields with Dorie Reents-Budet -- Between heaven and earth: the cival cache and the creation of the Mesoamerican cosmos / Jeremy R. Bauer -- Olmec ideological, ritual, and symbolic contributions to the institution of classic Maya kingship / F. Kent Reilly III -- Late preclassic expressions of authority on the Pacific slope / Julia Guernsey and Michael Love -- The principal bird deity in preclassic and early classic art / Constance Cortez -- Preclassic architecture, ritual, and the emergence of cultural complexity: a diachronic perspective from the Belize Valley / M Kathryn Brown and James F. Garber -- The creation mountains: structure 5C-2nd and late preclassic kingship / David A Freidel -- Precincts for gods and men: the architecture of the cities of the Peten, Guatemala / Juan Antonio Valdés -- Early social complexity and kingship in the Mirador Basin / Richard D Hansen and Stanley P Guenter -- The sacred mountain: preclassic architecture in Calakmul / Ramón Carrasco Vargas -- Building a dynasty: early classic kingship at Copan / Ellen E Bell -- Rosalila: temple of the sun king at Copan / Richardo Agurcia Fasquelle -- The origins of Maya writing / Federico Fahsen and Nikolai Grube -- Strangers in the Maya area: early classic interaction with Teotihuacan / Robert J Sharer and Simon Martin -- Dancing in the footsteps of the ancestors / Allen J Christenson -- Catalogue / Virginia M Fields and Dorie Reents-Budet.
General note Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Sept. 10, 2005-Jan. 2, 2006; Dallas Museum of Art, Feb. 12-May 7, 2006; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June 11-Sept. 10, 2006.
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