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Description of the ruins of an ancient city, discovered near Palenque ...

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Antonio del Rio's Description of the Ruins of an Ancient city Discovered near Palenque ... (London, Henry Berthoud, 1822) is a very early work on the famous Mayan complex of Palenque in the modern Mexican state of Chiapas. Line renderings of the relief sculptures found at the site depict ritual figures and their symbolic attributes.
Río, Antonio del (Author)
Moore, McQueen, and Co. (Printer of plates)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1822
Place: London
Publisher: H. Berthoud, and Suttaby, Evance and Fox
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: HMD (Rio, A. del. Description of the ruins of an ancient city)
Mayas -- Antiquities
Palenque (Chiapas, Mexico)
Statement of responsibility: Antonio del Rio
Physical Description
Extent: 14 prints : lithographs ; 24.5 x 19 or smaller
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 2788981
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12652414
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7ab823b0-c62b-012f-b4dc-58d385a7bc34
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