Maya: The Riddle and Rediscovery of a Lost Civilization

Maya: The Riddle and Rediscovery of a Lost Civilization

by Charles Gallenkamp
     
 

The civilization of the Maya in Mexico and Central America is one of the world's most intriguing archaeological puzzles. At one time a sophisticated civilization, around 800 A.D., cities were abandoned, temples left unfinished, and a powerful culture vanished. Charles Gallenkamp unfolds the many wonders of this lost world and provides a rare look at the exciting… See more details below

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The civilization of the Maya in Mexico and Central America is one of the world's most intriguing archaeological puzzles. At one time a sophisticated civilization, around 800 A.D., cities were abandoned, temples left unfinished, and a powerful culture vanished. Charles Gallenkamp unfolds the many wonders of this lost world and provides a rare look at the exciting explorations that are uncovering many of its long-buried secrets.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679504696
Publisher:
McKay, David Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/1976

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