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Art of the Maya civilization

Martin Widdifield Gallery

Art of the Maya civilization

exhibition, September 4 to October 5, 1957 at the Martin Widdifield Gallery, 818 Madison Avenue, New York

by Martin Widdifield Gallery

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Published by Martin Widdifield Gallery in New York .
Written in English

  • Funeral customs and rites,
  • Maya sculpture,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Mayas,
  • Stone carving,
  • Maya pottery,
  • Clay figurines

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStendahl, Alfred, Spinden, Herbert Joseph, 1879-1967, Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
    LC ClassificationsF1435.3.P8 .M37 1957
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[28] p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25029388M
    LC Control Number2011659655

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    This book traces the evolution of Maya civilization through the Pre-Columbian era, a span of some 2, years from the origins of complex society within Mesoamerica to the end of the Pre-Columbian world with the Spanish Conquest in the 16th century. The sixth edition presents new archaeological evidence and historical studies and offers the most extensive revisions of this classic work to date.   • The Maya civilization was a Mesoamerican civilization. • Maya civilization Is well known for its art, architecture, mathematics, calendar, and astronomical system. • The Maya civilization was developed in the Yucatán Peninsula, in the eastern part of Mesoamerica. This area Included Mexico, all of Guatemala and Belize. 2 3.

    Art: The Maya made magnificent art in paint, stone, jade, and pottery. All of Mayan art was deeply admired. Most art showed the lives of the Maya, mostly of the higher classes. They made jade masks, clay sculptures, etc. Jade masks were Maya’s specialty. The most commonly used materials were, stone, wood, plaster, paint, ceramic, jade, and. The Maya produced some of the finest art from Mesoamerica (the region of Mexico and Central America once occupied by the Maya, Aztecs, and related cultures). They used a variety of materials, such as stone, wood, ceramics, jade, and bone to decorate their buildings and to make objects that were either sacred or served a specific function (such.

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