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culture of the Maya

culture of the Maya

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Published by Carnegie Inst. of Wash. Div. of Publications in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mayas.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOliver G. Ricketson; The Maya and modern civilization / Robert Redfield; The Calakmul expedition / Sylvanus G. Morley; being three lectures delivered at the Administration Building of Carnegie Institution of Washington.
    ContributionsRicketson, Oliver Garrison, 1894-, Redfield, Robert, 1897-1958, Morley, Sylvanus Griswold, 1883-1948.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. illus., map, table.
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14886277M


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