Reconstructs ancient Maya astronomy and cosmology through the astronomical information encoded in Pre-Columbian Maya art
Susan Milbrath is Curator of Latin American Art and Archaeology at the Florida Museum of Natural History and Affiliate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Florida. She also authored Star Gods of the Maya: Astronomy in Art, Folklore, and Calendars.
"This book is destined to become a standard reference work on Maya archaeoastronomy... [It provides] a basic, sound, and utterly comprehensive introduction to the subject of ancient Maya astronomy." --Andrea Stone, Professor of Art History, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee