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Human sacrifice in ballgame scenes on early classic cylindrical tripods from the Tiquisate Region, Guatemala / by Nicholas M. Hellmuth.

By: Hellmuth, Nicholas M
Contributor(s): Foundation for Latin American Anthropological Research. International Photographic Archive of Pre-Columbian Art
Series: Corpus of Maya artPublisher: Culver City, CA : International Photographic Archive of Pre-Columbian Art, Foundation for Latin American Anthropological Research, 1987.Description: xiii, 182 leaves, [64] p., 224-225 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0932584152Other title: Ballgame. Vol. 1Subject(s): Ball games -- Guatemala | Human sacrifice -- Guatemala | Pottery, Guatemalan | Tiquisate (Guatemala)
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Book Book British Museum Africa Oceania and the Americas Open Shelves KUE [HEL-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available M16582
Total holds: 0

Unnumbered 64 pages are illustrations.

From leaf [iv]: "Originally prepared for The International Symposium on the Mesoamerican Ballgame and Ballcourts in the New World: The Native American Ballgame for the session Iconography and Symbolism under the assigned topic Southern (Lowland) Maya vases. Now revised and expanded in two volumes."

From head of title-page: "Preprint from Corpus of Maya Art in site reports and in museums and private collections, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, USA, Canada, Europe, and Asia."

Leaf numbering is continued by Vol. 2 "Ballgame iconography and playing gear. Late Classic Maya Polychrome Vases and Stone Sculpture of Peten, Guatemala".

Bibliography: leaves 156-162.