The Maya

Publisher: Turner
ISBN: 9788416354870
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This large-format book, with many stunning illustrations, contains the latest contributions by the most important specialists in classical Mayan culture on art, writing, religion, rituals, social structures, architecture, war and the ...

Encyclopedia Of The Ancient Maya

Author: Walter R. T. Witschey
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0759122865
Size: 53.35 MB
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This one-volume reference is an essential companion for students studying ancient civilizations, as well as a perfect resource for those planning to visit the Maya area.

The Maya Stone Murders

Author: Malcolm Shuman
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497670845
Size: 78.45 MB
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I took a deep breath and reached into the sleeping compartment behind the seat.
It was empty. I slipped into the berth and lay still. Tires spun on the gravel and I
heard voices and shouts. I held my breath as footsteps approached from outside.

Art And Myth Of The Ancient Maya

Author: Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300224672
Size: 73.69 MB
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Highlighting such previously overlooked topics as sexuality and generational struggles, this beautifully illustrated book paves the way for a new understanding of Maya myths and their lavish expression in ancient art.

Mortuary Landscapes Of The Classic Maya

Author: Andrew K. Scherer
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 1477300511
Size: 80.25 MB
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In Mortuary Landscapes of the Classic Maya: Rituals of Body and Soul, the anthropological archaeologist and bioarchaeologist Andrew K. Scherer explores the broad range of burial practices among the Maya of the Classic period (AD 250–900), ...

The Origins Of Maya States

Author: Loa P. Traxler
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 1934536865
Size: 46.61 MB
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Proceedings of the conference "The Origins of Maya States," held in Philadelphia, April 10-13, 2007.

Breath On The Mirror

Author: Dennis Tedlock
Publisher: Harpercollins
Size: 54.87 MB
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Shares the myths of the contemporary Mayans of Guatemala, in tales of tricksters, lords of the underworld, warriers, kings, Spanish invaders and missionaries, and even anthropologists

The Spectacle Of The Late Maya Court

Author: Mary Miller
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292744363
Size: 37.17 MB
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Lavishly illustrated, this book assembles thorough documentation of the Bonampak mural program, from historical photographs of the paintings—some never before published—to new full-color reconstructions by artist Heather Hurst, ...

Design For Eternity

Author: Joanne Pillsbury
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 1588395766
Size: 46.57 MB
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These works range from highly abstracted, minimalist representations of temples and houses to elaborate complexes populated with figures, conveying a rich sense of ancient ritual and daily life.

Dreaming The Maya Fifth Sun

Author: Leonide Martin
Publisher: AudioInk
ISBN: 1613390610
Size: 51.67 MB
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Thick stone and plaster walls held the night's dampness and allowed slivers of
filtered sunlight to stream through narrow windows. Seated on woven mats, they
formed a semi-circle. Lilting tones of their girlish voices echoed softly in the long,