Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/291867
Title:
"The blood speaks"--Maya ritual sacrifice
Author:
Islas, Melinda David, 1945-
Issue Date:
1990
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
This paper examines ritual in Classic Maya art of the Usamacinta River drainage, focusing on blood sacrifice, its iconography and symbolism, then looks at contemporary Maya ritual in highland Chiapas, Mexico. Connections between the two are made, emphasizing the continuity of Maya culture in Mesoamerica, and suggestions are made for current archaeological investigations in the Maya area.
Type:
text; Thesis-Reproduction (electronic)
Keywords:
Anthropology, Archaeology.; Anthropology, Cultural.
Degree Name:
M.A.
Degree Level:
masters
Degree Program:
Graduate College; Anthropology
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Advisor:
Netting, Robert M.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.title"The blood speaks"--Maya ritual sacrificeen_US
dc.creatorIslas, Melinda David, 1945-en_US
dc.contributor.authorIslas, Melinda David, 1945-en_US
dc.date.issued1990en_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines ritual in Classic Maya art of the Usamacinta River drainage, focusing on blood sacrifice, its iconography and symbolism, then looks at contemporary Maya ritual in highland Chiapas, Mexico. Connections between the two are made, emphasizing the continuity of Maya culture in Mesoamerica, and suggestions are made for current archaeological investigations in the Maya area.en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeThesis-Reproduction (electronic)en_US
dc.subjectAnthropology, Archaeology.en_US
dc.subjectAnthropology, Cultural.en_US
thesis.degree.nameM.A.en_US
thesis.degree.levelmastersen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineAnthropologyen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
dc.contributor.advisorNetting, Robert M.en_US
dc.identifier.proquest1342660en_US
dc.identifier.bibrecord.b26592587en_US
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