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In the museum of Maya culture

touring Chichén Itzá

by Quetzil E. CastanМѓeda

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chichén Itzá Site (Mexico),
  • Pisté (Mexico),
  • Mexico,
  • Yucatán (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Mayas -- Ethnic identity,
    • Mayas -- Antiquities,
    • Ethnology -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State),
    • Culture and tourism -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State),
    • Chichén Itzá Site (Mexico),
    • Pisté (Mexico)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-329) and index.

      StatementQuetzil E. Castañeda.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1435.1.C5 C37 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 341 p. :
      Number of Pages341
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL968107M
      ISBN 100816626723, 0816626731
      LC Control Number96004583

      The Hall of Mexico and Central America features the diverse art, architecture, and traditions of Mesoamerican pre-Columbian cultures through artifacts that span from BC to the early s. On display are collections of monuments, figurines, pottery, and jewelry from the Maya, Toltec, Olmec. Photo courtesy of Ixchel Museum photo archive. Conserving a Way of Life. By Holly Nottebohm. Guatemala’s brilliantly colored textile tradition is one of the important threads that has united Maya civilization throughout its long history. Weavings for both ceremonial and everyday use continue to be important to Maya culture, society and ethnic identity.

        The Maya - a powerful pre-Colombian civilization who reached their cultural zenith around A.D. before falling into steep decline - were literate and had books, written in a complex language including pictograms, glyphs, and phonetic representations. A Maya book is referred to as a codex (plural: codices).The codices were painted onto a paper made of bark from the fig tree and . Chat live or call any time for help booking your hotels in Museum of Maya Culture. Our team of experts can help you pinpoint Museum of Maya Culture hotels options suited to your tastes and budget. Forget Orbitz change or cancel fees on Museum of Maya Culture hotels. On Orbitz, Museum of Maya Culture hotel deals mean flexibility.

      Books on Mayan culture. Ancient Maya writing What is known and unknown, Archaeology. No Maya books (called a codex, or plural codices) have been found in an archeological context. found at the early Classic site of El Mirador in Mexico remains unopened at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico. The paper portion of the book. Mayan Culture & History. Meaning of Maya: Astronomers, mathematicians, agronomists, philosophers, artists, architects, sculptors and warriors – the Maya of old were a .


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