Exploring Maya Ritual Caves: Dark Secrets from the Maya Underworld Stanislav Chladek

ISBN: 9780759119871

Published: August 11th 2011

Hardcover

240 pages


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Exploring Maya Ritual Caves: Dark Secrets from the Maya Underworld  by  Stanislav Chladek

Exploring Maya Ritual Caves: Dark Secrets from the Maya Underworld by Stanislav Chladek
August 11th 2011 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 240 pages | ISBN: 9780759119871 | 7.30 Mb

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 carriedMoreExploring 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.

Chladek, an intrepid explorer, then describes important caves that he has recently visited and provides photos of their wonders.



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