Exploring Maya Ritual Caves: Dark Secrets from the Maya Underworld

Exploring Maya Ritual Caves: Dark Secrets from the Maya Underworld

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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… (more)

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Publisher: Altamira Press (July 16, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 184 pages

File size: 10.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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