An Illustrated History : the Ancient Maya CapitalBook - 2001
This concise illustrated volume recounts Tikal's rise from prehistoric obscurity to unparalleled success at the height of Maya Civilisation, as well as its spectacular collapse and abandonment. Through the many hieroglyphic inscriptions, grave gifts from tombs, and a rich architectural and artistic legacy, the book recreates the political, and social life of the city and of the Maya in general.
Publisher: New York : Hippocrene Books, c2001.
Branch Call Number: 972.812 MONTGOME
Characteristics: xix, 271 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Alternative Title: illustrated history of the ancient Maya capital