Karl Herbert MAYERKarl Herbert MAYER
Raffaltweg 11
Email: karl-herbert.mayer@gmx.at
A 8044 Graz, AustriaTel.: +43 (0)316 472582
 
   
 Curriculum Vitae 
 

Born 1944 in Graz, Austria. Educated in the book trade. He worked in 1967 and 1968 in Montreal, Canada. Since 1969 employed in the administration of a large insurance company in Graz. He has travelled since 1968 frequently in Middle America, particularly in Mexico and Guatemala. Strong interests are focusing on Mesoamerican cultures, especially the culture of the Maya. Main projects relate to the documentation of hieroglyphic inscriptions, sculptures, mural paintings, and graffiti. He has published numerous articles and several books, including seven catalogues registering Maya stone monuments of unknown provenance, a corpus of sculptures presently preserved in private and public collections all over the world. 2003, the Republic of Austria awarded him with the title "Professor"on basis of his decade long investigations and publications about Maya culture.

 
   
  PUBLICATIONS (Books)  
 
2004 The Hieroglyphic Stairway 1 at Edzna, Campeche, Mexico. Academic Publishers, Graz. www.acpub.at
1997 Maya Miscellaneous Texts, Number 1: Maya Miscellaneous Texts in British Museums. Academic Publishers, Graz. ww.acpub.at
1995 Maya Monuments: Sculptures of Unknown Provenance, Supplement 4. Academic Publishers, Graz. www.acpub.at
1994 Maya Inscriptions from Hobomo, Campeche, Mexico. Mexicon Occasional Publications, Number 2. Verlag Anton Saurwein, Möckmühl.
1991 Maya Monuments: Sculptures of Unknown Provenance, Supplement 3. Verlag Von Flemming, Berlin
1990 The Stelae and Inscriptions of Sacul, Guatemala. Mexicon Occasional Publications, Number 1. Verlag Von Flemming, Berlin.
1989 Maya Monuments: Sculptures of Unknown Provenance, Supplement 2. Verlag Von Flemming, Berlin.
1987 Maya Monuments: Sculptures of Unknown Provenance, Supplement 1. Von Flemming Verlag, Berlin.
1984 Maya Monuments: Sculptures of Unknown Provenance in Middle America. Verlag Karl-Friedrich von Flemming, Berlin
1981 Classic Maya Relief Columns. Acoma Books, Ramona, California.
1980 Maya Monuments: Sculptures of Unknown Provenance in the United States. Acoma Books, Ramona, California.
1978 Maya Monuments: Sculptures of Unknown Provenance in Europe. Acoma Books, California.
1977 The Mushroom Stones of Mesoamerica. Acoma Books, Ramona, California.
   
PUBLICATIONS (Articles, Reviews)
  Status 08/2015 (PDF 88 KB)