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Maya architecture

George O. Totten

Maya architecture

with supplement.

by George O. Totten

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Published by Maya Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Examples and illustrations,
  • Maya architecture.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination250 p. pl.
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16684421M

    Books shelved as mesoamerica: The Maya by Michael D. Coe, New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann, An Illustrated Dictio.


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