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The Ancient Maya

The Ancient Maya

  • Author: Robert J. Sharer,Loa P. Traxler
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780804748179
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 931
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The rich findings of recent exploration and research are incorporated in this completely revised and greatly expanded sixth edition of this standard work on the Maya people. New field discoveries, new technical advances, new successes in the decipherment of Maya writing, and new theoretical perspectives on the Maya past have made this new edition necessary.

The Ancient Maya

The Ancient Maya

  • Author: Sylvanus Griswold Morley,Robert J. Sharer
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780804721301
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 892
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"Comprehensive synthesis of ancient Maya scholarship. Extensive summary of the archaeology of the Maya world provides the historical context for a detailed topical synthesis of chronological and geographic variability within the Maya cultural tradition"--

Exploring Maya Ritual Caves

Exploring Maya Ritual Caves

Dark Secrets from the Maya Underworld

  • Author: Stanislav Chládek
  • Publisher: Rowman Altamira
  • ISBN: 0759119872
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 228
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Exploring Maya Ritual Caves offers a rare survey and explication of most of the known ancient Maya ritual caves in Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize. The caves were the Maya underworld, where rituals, including animal and human sacrifice, were carried out. The Maya cave cult and mythology, construction and modification of the caves, and cult art and artifacts are discussed. Chládek, an intrepid explorer, then describes important caves that he has recently visited and provides photos of their wonders.

Mystery Cities of the Maya

Mystery Cities of the Maya

  • Author: Thomas Gann
  • Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press
  • ISBN: 9780932813176
  • Category: History
  • Page: 250
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A book of archaeological adventure in Central America. Gann's book discusses 'devil dances, ' Mayan religion, exotic flints, and has lots of photos, maps and diagrams from the 20s.

The Fall of the Ancient Maya

The Fall of the Ancient Maya

Solving the Mystery of the Maya Collapse

  • Author: David L. Webster
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780500051139
  • Category: History
  • Page: 368
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The most satisfying and convincing analysis yet produced of the downfall of the New World's greatest ancient civilization.

The Ancient Maya

The Ancient Maya

  • Author: Jennifer Fretland VanVoorst
  • Publisher: Capstone
  • ISBN: 0756545641
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 48
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Describes the Ancient Mayan civilization, including their religious views, intellectual achievements, and everyday life.

The Ancient Maya

The Ancient Maya

New Perspectives

  • Author: Heather Irene McKillop
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1576076962
  • Category: History
  • Page: 453
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Thanks to powerful innovations in archaeology and other types of historical research, we now have a picture of everyday life in the Mayan empire that turns the long-accepted conventional wisdom on its head. * Includes numerous illustrations and drawings plus depictions of important artifacts such as the murals of Bonampak and the hieroglyphic stairway of Copan * Provides detailed maps of major Maya cities as well as other research sites

Exploring the Life, Myth, and Art of the Maya

Exploring the Life, Myth, and Art of the Maya

  • Author: Timothy Laughton
  • Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • ISBN: 1448848326
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 144
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Presents an introduction to Mayan civilization, discussing its history, politics, art, religion, literature, philosophy, military, gods, and heroes.

The Maya

The Maya

  • Author: Judith Lechner
  • Publisher: Benchmark Education Company
  • ISBN: 1450907156
  • Category: Central America
  • Page: 32
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"Explore the world of the ancient Maya"--Cover.

The Religion of the Maya

The Religion of the Maya

  • Author: Michael Edwin Kampen
  • Publisher: BRILL
  • ISBN: 9789004064003
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 36
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