ART AND MYTH OF THE ANCIENT MAYA
This nuanced account investigates Maya folklore through the viewpoint of workmanship, text, and culture. It offers a significant reconsideration of the mid-sixteenth century Popol Vuh, since quite a while ago thought about a legitimate book, which is better perceived as one among numerous critical hotspots for the translation of antiquated Maya workmanship and fantasy. Utilizing materials assembled across Mesoamerica, Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos overcomes any issues between composed writings and imaginative portrayals, distinguishing key legendary subjects and revealing their varieties in accounts and visual portrayals. Focal characters including a detached youthful goddess, a malignant grandma, a dead dad, furthermore, the youthful divine beings who turned into the sun and the moon are distinguished in stoneware, design, painting, and hieroglyphic engravings. Featuring such recently ignored themes as sexuality and generational battles, this perfectly delineated book prepares for another comprehension of Maya legends and their rich articulation in old workmanship.