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144 pages | 8 1/2 x 11 | 69 illus.
Cloth Feb 2018 | ISBN 9781934536957 | Add to cart $59.95s | Outside N. America £50.00
Ebook 2017 | ISBN 9781934536964 | Add to cart $59.95s | £39.00 | About
Distributed for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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The Great Maya center of Tikal, in Guatemala, is famous for its well-preserved architecture. This book presents descriptions of nine structures that line the Plaza of the Seven Temples, which sits immediately west of the South Acropolis of Central Tikal. These structures were surveyed with little or no excavation as part of the Tikal Project Standing Architecture Survey. This report is the primary record of these structures in Tikal's urban landscape, and it provides clear, precise, and usable architectural analyses for Mayanists, archaeologists, art historians, architectural historians, urbanists, and those interested in construction techniques and in the uses of Maya buildings.
University Museum monograph, 147
H. Stanley Loten is Architect and Distinguished Research Professor at Carleton University.