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Title:
The inscriptions of Petén
Author:
Morley, Sylvanus Griswold, 1883-1948.
Publication Information:
Washington : Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1938.
Physical Description:
5 volumes in 6 : frontispieces (volumes 1-4) illustrations, plates, maps, plans, folded diagrams ; 31 cm.
General Note:
Some of the plates, maps and plans are folded.

Vol. 5, pt. 1-2: Plates.

Appendices in v. 4: Physical-geological features of Petén, Guatemala, by Hakon Wadell.--The climate of Petén, Guatemala, by John L. Page.--Geographic coordinates of 45 stations (43 archaeological sites and 2 chicle camps) within the area covered by plates 179 and 182.--Results of a topographic survey of Lake Petén Itzá, Petén, Guatemala, by J.O. Kilmartin.--List of all inscriptions examined in this study.--List of all known Maya inscriptions lying outside the region covered by this study.--Classification of the stelæ described in this study on the basis of the arrangement of their respective designs.

--(con't) List of all known Maya hotun-markers.--List of non-tun-ending initial series inscriptions for which it has been impossible to assign corresponding tun-ending contemporaneous dates.--List of all known day and month signs occurring on monuments examined in this study.--Errors in the original texts.--List of monuments the designations of which have been changed.--Monuments or objects having inscriptions from the Maya area that have been removed from the original positions.--Gregorian equivalents for the hotun-endings.
Language:
English
Format :
Book

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