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The Monuments and Inscriptions of Tikal--The Carved Monuments
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The Monuments and Inscriptions of Tikal—The Carved Monuments
Tikal Report 33A

Christopher Jones and Linton Satterthwaite, Jr. Illustrations by William R. Coe

264 pages | 8 1/2 x 11 | 142 illus.
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This study treats the entire corpus of stone and wood monuments from the Maya site of Tikal and lesser periphery locations. Each description includes details of provenience and condition. Every carved surface is illustrated by a standardized scale drawing, supplemented in almost every case by photographs.

University Museum Monograph, 44

Christopher Jones is a consulting scholar in the American Section of the Penn Museum. He has worked for the Tikal Project for many years and has published Deciphering Maya Hieroglyphs (1984) and Tikal Report 16, Excavations in the East Plaza of Tikal (1996).

Linton Satterthwaite, Jr. (1897-1978) was a Maya archaeologist and epigrapher. He was Curator of the American Section (1955-1969) at the University of Pennsylvania Museum and directed excavations at several Maya sites, notably Piedras Negras, Guatemala, and Belize, Honduras. He served as epigrapher for the Tikal Project.

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