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Two Maya monuments in Yucatan

Hasso Von Winning

Two Maya monuments in Yucatan

the Palace of the Stuccoes at Acanceh and the Temple of the Owls at Chichén Itzá

by Hasso Von Winning

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Published by Southwest Museum in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Acanceh Site (Mexico),
  • Chichén Itzá Site (Mexico)
    • Subjects:
    • Maya art.,
    • Acanceh Site (Mexico),
    • Chichén Itzá Site (Mexico)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 89-94.

      StatementHasso von Winning.
      SeriesFrederick Webb Hodge Anniversary Publication Fund ;, v. 12, Frederick Webb Hodge Anniversary Publication Fund (Series) ;, v. 12.
      ContributionsSouthwest Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1435.1.A35 V66 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 95 p. :
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2555839M
      ISBN 100916561682
      LC Control Number85062288

        Monuments of the Maya. By Florence Fabricant. a comfortable expedition to Copan is definitely a two-day affair. Unlike many of the major Maya sites spread throughout the Yucatan and.   The Mayan civilization (also called Maya civilization) was a Meso-American civilization of the Maya peoples. The Mayans occupied all of the Yucatan Peninsula (with Quintana Roo, Campeche, Tabasco, and Chiapas) and were known for their arts, architecture, mathematics, calendar, and astronomical system.

        Montejo arrived in Yucatan in with three ships and men. He managed to conquer many Maya towns, but not without encountering a fiery resistance. At Aké, one of the decisive battles took place, where more than 1, Maya were killed. Despite this victory, the conquest of Yucatan would be completed only after 20 years, in Points of Interest & Landmarks in Riviera Maya; Churches & Cathedrals in Riviera Maya; Water & Amusement Parks in Riviera Maya. See the best of Yucatan in just one day on an action-packed tour from Cancun, the perfect choice for travelers with limited time. Book your transport to and from the Cancun International Airport ahead of time.

      “ Book with a tour guide—I used Amigo Tours—who will highlight all the amazing features of this site, and in an entertaining, engaging manner if you’re lucky to book with Marco or Frank. “ The architecture is amazing to have built something so tall, with huge and heavy stone quarried a ways away in ancient times, is humbling. The Caste War of Yucatán (–) began with the revolt of native Maya people of the Yucatán Peninsula against the European-descended population, called latter had long held political and economic control of the region. A lengthy war ensued between the Yucateco forces in the northwest of the Yucatán and the independent Maya in the southeast.


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