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The mystery of the ancient Maya

by Carolyn Meyer

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico,
  • Central America
    • Subjects:
    • Mayas -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature,
    • Mayas,
    • Indians of Central America,
    • Mexico -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature,
    • Central America -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature

    • About the Edition

      Explores the advanced civilization and unsolved mysteries of the Mayas, who reigned for six centuries and then disappeared.

      Edition Notes

      StatementCarolyn Meyer and Charles Gallenkamp.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      ContributionsGallenkamp, Charles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1435 .M56 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 159 p. :
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2861394M
      ISBN 100689503199
      LC Control Number84024209
      OCLC/WorldCa11316832

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      Maya codices (singular codex) are folding books written by the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in Maya hieroglyphic script on Mesoamerican bark folding books are the products of professional scribes working under the patronage of deities such as the Tonsured Maize God and the Howler Monkey of the codices were destroyed by conquistadors and Catholic priests in the 16th century.   Buy a cheap copy of Mystery of the Maya book by R.A. Montgomery. The reader faces deadly dangers as a writer on assignment in Mexico to explore the ruins of the Mayan Indians and solve the mystery of why the ancient civilization Free shipping over $Cited by: 4.


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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.

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Then it mysteriously vanished, leaving a landscape of ruins smothered by forests. The Classic Maya collapse is one of Pages: THE FALL OF THE ANCIENT MAYA: Solving the Mystery of the Maya Collapse David Webster Explores what brought about the collapse of the Maya civilization, which thrived in the tropics of Central America for a thousand years and produced some of the world's finest architecture and art, then mysteriously vanished.

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Mayan Scientific Achievements. The ancient Maya, a diverse group of indigenous people who lived in parts of present-day Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El.

Cache A hidden collection. Chum Balam-Nal In Mayan, means “Place Where the Jaguar Rules.” A site in Blue Creek named after a jaguar that researchers once spotted there. Classic period The height of the ancient Maya civilization. It lasted from about A.D.

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