Friday, 9 October 2015

'The Maya: Voices in Stone' by María Alejandra Martínez de Velasco and María Elena Vega

Release date: 15th November 2015
Published by: Turner
ISBN No: 978 8416354870

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 political landscape. The material objects found at the different archaeological sites studied make it possible to reconstruct part of the Maya's customs. Moreover, deciphering their hieroglyphic writing makes it possible to access additional information that has helped recreate their lives and works, jobs and tasks, rituals and ceremonies, wars and alliances.

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