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Proskouriakoff, Tatiana 1909-1985

Overview
Works: 42 works in 146 publications in 3 languages and 3,603 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Honoree
Classifications: F1435.3.A6, 972.015
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An album of Maya architecture by Tatiana Proskouriakoff ( Book )
37 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magnificent guide presents 36 sites from Central America and southern Mexico as they appeared more than a thousand years ago: Temple of the Cross, Palenque; Acropolis and Maya sweat bath, Piedras Negras; Red House and north terrace at Chich?n Itz?; more. Each illustration features text of archeological finds and line drawing of remains. 95 illustrations
Maya history by Tatiana Proskouriakoff ( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ruins of Maya city-states occur throughout the Yucatan peninsula, Guatemala, Belize, and in parts of Honduras and El Salvador. But the people who built these sites remain imperfectly known. Though they covered standing monuments (stelae) and public buildings with hieroglyphic records of their deeds, no Rosetta Stone has yet turned up in Central America to help experts determine the exact meaning of these glyphs. Tatiana Proskouriakoff, a preeminent student of the Maya, made many breakthroughs in deciphering Maya writing, particularly in demonstrating that the glyphs record the deeds of actual human beings. This discovery opened the way for a history of the Maya, a monumental task that Proskouriakoff was engaged in before her death in 1985. Her work, Maya History, has been made ready for press by the able editorship of Rosemary Joyce. Maya History reconstructs the Classic Maya period (roughly A.D. 250-900) from the glyphic record on stelae at numerous sites, including Altar de Sacrificios, Copan, Dos Pilas, Naranjo, Piedras Negras, Quirigua, Tikal, and Yaxchilan. Proskouriakoff traces the spread of governmental institutions from the central Peten, especially from Tikal, to other city-states by conquest and intermarriage. And she also shows how the gradual introduction of foreign elements into Maya art mirrors the entry of outsiders who helped provoke the eventual collapse of the Classic Maya. Fourteen line drawings of monuments and over three hundred original drawings of glyphs amplify the text. Maya History has been long awaited by scholars in the field. It is sure to provoke lively debate and greater understanding of this important area in Mesoamerican studies
A study of classic Maya sculpture by Tatiana Proskouriakoff ( Book )
20 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jades from the Cenote of Sacrifice, Chichen Itza, Yucatan by Tatiana Proskouriakoff ( Book )
6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Varieties of classic central Veracruz sculpture by Tatiana Proskouriakoff ( Book )
7 editions published between 1954 and 1970 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bonampak, Chiapas, Mexico by Karl Ruppert ( Book )
12 editions published between 1955 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Álbum de arquitectura maya by Tatiana Proskouriakoff ( Book )
7 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tradition and innovation in Mesoamerican cultural history : a homage to Tatiana A. Proskouriakoff ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Primer Simposio Mundial sobre Epigrafía Maya : [ponencias] by Simposio Mundial sobre Epigrafía Maya ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected chapters from The writing of the Maya Indians by I︠U︡. V Knorozov ( Book )
4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Graphic designs on Mesoamerican pottery by Tatiana Proskouriakoff ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Metals from the Cenote of Sacrifice, Chichen Itza, Yucatan by S. K Lothrop ( Book )
3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mayapan, Yucatan, Mexico by H. E. D Pollock ( Book )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L' acrodynie infantile dans le dauphiné by Tatiana Proskouriakoff ( Book )
3 editions published in 1935 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Settlement patterns in Meso-America and the sequence in the Guatemalan highlands by Edwin M Shook ( Book )
2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical implications of a pattern of dates at Piedras Negras, Guatemala by Tatiana Proskouriakoff ( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Artifacts of Mayapan. By T. Proskouriakoff. With sections by William C. Root and Joy Mahler by Tatiana Proskouriakoff ( Book )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maya art and the genetic concept of culture by Tatiana Proskouriakoff ( Book )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Primer simposio mundial sobre epigrafía maya : Guatemala, agosto 19-21, 1986 : dedicado al Dr. Heinrich Berlin y a la memoria de Tatiana Proskouriakoff, 1909-1985 by Simposio Mundial sobre Epigrafía Maya ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical data in the inscriptions of Yaxchilan by Tatiana Proskouriakoff ( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Proskouriakoff, Tatiana A. 1909-1985
Proskouriakoff, Tatiana Avenirovna, 1909-
Proskouriakoff, Tatiana Avenirovna, 1909-1985
Proskurâkoff Tatâna A.
Proskuriakoff T. A.
Tatiana Proskouriakoff
Languages
English (108)
Spanish (13)
French (3)
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