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Title Janaab' Pakal of Palenque : reconstructing the life and death of a Maya ruler / edited by Vera Tiesler and Andrea Cucina.

Publication Info. Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  972.75 P152J    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 219 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-210) and index.
Contents Studying Janaab' Pakal and reconstructing Maya dynastic history / Vera Tiesler and Andrea Cucina -- Life and death of the ruler : recent bioarchaeological findings / Vera Tiesler -- Janaab' Pakal : the age-at-death controversy revisited / Jane E. Buikstra, George R. Milner, and Jesper L. Boldsen -- A histomorphometric analysis of the cortical bone of Janaab' Pakal's rib / Sam D. Stout and Margaret Streeter -- Pakal's age in the demographic context of late classic Palenque society / Lourdes Márquez, Patricia Hernández, and Carlos Serrano -- Did Pakal suffer from deforming diseases? : true facts and iconographic myths / Arturo Romano -- Geographic origin of Janaab' Pakal and the "red queen" : evidence from strontium isotopes / T. Douglas Price ... [et al.] -- The companions of Janaab' Pakal and the "red queen" from Palenque, Chiapas : meanings of human companion sacrifice in classic Maya society / Andrea Cucina and Vera Tiesler -- Longevity of Maya rulers of Yaxchilán : the reigns of shield jaguar and bird jaguar / Patricia Hernández and Lourdes Márquez -- Ancient Maya royal biographies in a comparative perspective / Nikolai Grube -- Discussion / John W. Verano.
Subject K'inich Janaab' Pakal, 603-683 -- Death and burial.
Mayas -- Mexico -- Palenque (Chiapas) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Mayas -- Anthropometry -- Mexico -- Palenque (Chiapas)
Maya architecture -- Mexico -- Palenque (Chiapas)
Palenque Site (Mexico)
Tombs -- Mexico -- Palenque (Chiapas)
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Mexico -- Palenque (Chiapas)
Palenque (Chiapas, Mexico) -- Antiquities.
Added Author Tiesler, Vera.
Cucina, Andrea, 1966-
ISBN 0816525102 hardcover alkaline paper
9780816525102 hardcover alkaline paper
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