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Fiery pool : the Maya and the mythic sea / [edited by] Daniel Finamore and Stephen D. Houston.

Publication:
Salem, Mass. : Peabody Essex Museum ; New Haven Conn. : in association with Yale University Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
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328 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 32 cm.
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Subjects:
Maya art -- Exhibitions.
Maya mythology -- Exhibitions.
Maya sculpture -- Exhibitions.
Maya pottery -- Exhibitions.
Mexico -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Central America -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Mexico, Gulf of.
Caribbean Area.
Peabody Essex Museum -- Exhibitions.
Kimbell Art Museum -- Exhibitions.
St. Louis Art Museum -- Exhibitions.
Contents:
Introduction / Daniel Finamore and Stephen D. Houston
The worlds of the ancient Maya and the worlds they made / Mary E. Miller and Megan O'Neil
Drowned landscapes / Heather McKillop
The wide waters of Palenque / David Stuart
Living waters and wondrous beasts / Stephen D. Houston
Symbols of water management at Copan, Honduras / Barbara W. Fash
The music of shells / Marc Zender
Navigating the Maya world / Daniel Finamore
The dark lord of Maya trade / Simon Martin
The Maya ports Isla Cerritos and Uaymil / Rafael Cobos
Where earth and sky meet : the sea and sky in ancient and contemporary Maya cosmology / Karl A. Taube
Offerings to the rain gods : the archaeology of Maya caves / James E. Brady
Objects cast into cenotes / Luis Alberto Martos LoĢpez
Coda : the sea and art / Daniel Finamore.
Notes:
"Fiery Pool : The Maya and the Mythic Sea accompanies the exhibition of the same name organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, on view from March 27 through July 18, 2010; and traveling to the Kimball Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, from August 29, 2010, through January 2, 2011; and the Saint Louis Art Museum from February 13 through May 8, 2011"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 306-320) and index.
Contributor:
Finamore, Daniel, 1961-
Houston, Stephen D.
Peabody Essex Museum.
Kimbell Art Museum.
St. Louis Art Museum.
ISBN:
9780875772196
0875772196
9780300161373
0300161379
OCLC:
501186772