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Alfred Maudslay and the Maya

a biography

by Ian Graham

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Published by British Museum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maudslay, Alfred Percival, -- 1850-1931,
  • Paleographers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Archaeologists -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Mayas -- Antiquities,
  • Central America -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIan Graham.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination323 p., [48] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17605355M
    ISBN 10071412561X
    OCLC/WorldCa47824236


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Alfred Maudslay was born on 18th March He was my great uncle (my grandfather’s brother) and was the grandson of Henry Maudslay, one of the most famous engineers in the early years of the Industrial Revolution who worked closely with Marc Brunel and his son Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

“Maudslay’s passing statement about the ‘syllabic character’ of Maya writing was never followed up directly, of course. His lost insight reminds me of Charles Bowditch’s reasoned statements about the historical nature of inscriptions at Piedras Negras, published just a few years after Maudslay’s book and which anticipated Proskouriakoff’s work by more than five decades.

In this fascinating biography, the first ever published about Alfred Maudslay (), Ian Graham describes this extraordinary Englishman and his pioneering investigations of the ancient Maya ruins.

Maudslay, the grandson of a famous English inventor and engineer, spent his formative adult years in. Alfred Maudslay and the Maya: A Biography. In this fascinating biography, the first ever published about Alfred Maudslay (), Ian Graham describes this extraordinary Englishman and his pioneering investigations of the ancient Maya ruins.

Maudslay, the grandson of a famous English inventor and engineer, spent his formative adult years in the South Seas as a junior official Pages: This is an appropriate occa­sion to review briefly Maudslay’s significant contributions to the development of Maya research.

Alfred Percival Maudslay was born at Tunbridge Wells on Ma His father and grandfather were prominent English engineers and inventors. Educated at Harrow and Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he received a. Maudslay played a crucial role in exploring and documenting the monuments and architecture of the ancient Maya ruins at Palengue Copán, Chichén Itzá, and other sites previously unknown.

His photographs and plaster casts have proven to be invaluable in the deciphering of Maya hieroglyphics. Description of the book "Alfred Maudslay and the Maya": This biography describes Alfred Maudslay and his pioneering discovery of the previously-unknown culture of the ancient Maya.

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