University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Jeff Karl Kowalski

Lords of the Northern Maya

Dynastic History in the Inscriptions of Uxmal and Chichen Itza

By: Jeff Karl Kowalski

During the past thirty years significant advances have been made in the inter­pretation of Maya hieroglyphic writing. The glyphic inscriptions, formerly thought to pertain exclu­sively to calendrical, astronomical, and ritual matters, are now recog­nized to he also records of human history, recounting the principal events in the lives of the rulers of the Maya cities […]