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In Search Of Maya Sea Traders (Texas a & M University Anthropology Series) by Heather McKillop

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Published by Texas A&M University Press .
Written in English


  • Central American & Caribbean archaeology,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Belize,
  • Wild Cane Cay Site (Belize),
  • Punta Gorda Region,
  • Sociology,
  • Central America,
  • Latin America - Central America,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Antiquities,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Navigation,
  • Commerce,
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Mayas

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8816893M
ISBN 101585444243
ISBN 109781585444243

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In Search of Maya Sea Traders describes the trading port of Wild Cane Cay, where exotic obsidian, jade, gold, and other goods—including highly crafted pots—were traded from distant lands. McKillop also tells us about the more coastal-inland trade of salt, seafood, and other marine resources.   In Search of Maya Sea Traders book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Stone temples rising above the rainforest canopy and elabora /5(9). Get this from a library! In search of Maya sea traders. [Heather Irene McKillop] -- "In this book, McKillop tells the story of the search for the Maya sea traders, as well as the story of the traders themselves as it emerges from the excavations. In Search of Maya Sea Traders. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for In Search of Maya Sea Traders (Texas A&M University Anthropology Series Book 11) at Read /5(4).

In Search of the Maya book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(1).   Best Books about the Maya – Mayan History Books. From the famous pyramids of Chichén Itzá and the hidden gems like Muyil to the food and culture, the Mayan people have left a huge impact on the Yucatán. There are many Maya people around today, keeping their customs alive.   James Madison University archaeologist Sarah E. Newman provides a simple answer in the journal Antiquity – the coastal Maya peoples hunted sharks. It's possible that traders from coastal cities traveled to the interior with shark teeth and jaws, spreading urban legends about the intimidating sea .   “The maritime Maya have been described much like ancient seagoing Phoenicians,” Dominique Rissolo, one of the expedition’s chief scientists, said in a statement.. “Maya trade was far.

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