A Maya

A Maya

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In A Day With A Maya, explore the ancient city-state of Palenque in the modern-day Mexican state of Chiapas. Learn about life among the native peoples of Mesoamerica through facts and fiction intriguingly presented through text and beautiful illustrations. Learn about the beliefs and lives of Mayans through Kawil, a Mayan artist. Join him as he paints a very important vase to honor his dead king. According to the customs of his people, if his vase is not beautiful or honorable enough, he will be sacrificed to appease the anger of the gods. Stand at the base of a Maya king's pyramid with Kawil, and understand what it was like to be a Maya artist.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Runestone Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780822519225
Branch Call Number: 970.3 Maya
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Sánchez de Tagle, Andrés
Alternative Title: Day with a Maya


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