Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea

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Author: Finamore, Daniel and Stephen D Houston (editors) signed by David Stuart

Year: 2010

Publisher: Yale University Press

Place: New Haven


328 pages with 99 plates including frontispiece, diagrams, bibliography and index. Small folio (12 1/4" x 10") bound in dark grey cloth with white lettering to spine and front cover. First edition.

Contents: The worlds of the ancient Maya and the worlds they made by Mary E Miller and Megan O'Neil; The wide waters of Palenqaue by David Stuart and signed by him; Living waters and wondrous beasts by Stephen D Houston; Symbols of water management at Copan, Honduras by Barbara W Fash; The music of shells by Marc Zender; Navigating the Maya world by Daniel Finamore; The dark lord of Maya trade by Simon Martin; The Maya ports Isla Cerritos and Uaymil by Rafael Cobos; Where earth and sky meet: The sea and sky in ancient and contemporary Maya cosmology by Karl A Taube; Offerings to the rain gods: The archaeology of Maya caves by James E Brady; Objects cast into cenotes by Luis Alberto Martos Lopez; Coda: The sea and art by Daniel Finamore.


A near fine copy in like jacket.

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