GOMEZ, L: Los Mayas en Mexico: A Pictorial Guide, A View of the Maya World

Los Mayas en Mexico: A Pictorial Guide, A View of the Maya World. Editora Kukulean, 2000. Unmarked. Very Good. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). (#30203) $12.00

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Photographic guide to the Mayan world, with photos by Luis Gomez. Map. Two page introduction in English. 26p.

ELY, E: El Palacio (Volume 77, No. 3)

El Palacio (Volume 77, No. 3), inside page El Palacio (Volume 77, No. 3). Museum of New Mexico, 1971. Unmarked. Age tanning on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#29330) $12.00

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A quarterly magazine of the Museum of New Mexico. 44p. Measures 8.5×11 inches.

Includes how to make an Ojos by Evelyn Ely and illustrated by Phyllis Hughes. In Spanish they are called ojos de dios, which translated as eyes of god. These spiritual and votive objects are made by weaving a design out of yarn upon a wooden cross. They are commonly found in Mexican and Mexican American communities, among both Indigenous and Catholic peoples.

Inlaid stapled El Palacio report.

PROSKOURIAKOFF, T: Album of Maya Architecture

Album of Maya Architecture, book coverProskouriakoff, Tatiana. Album of Maya Architecture. University of Oklahoma Press, 1963. ISBN: 0806113510. Unmarked text. Short gift inscription to previous owner. Very Good. Paperback. (#28602)

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This book, through the author’s own detailed illustrations, presents 36 sites as they appeared more than a thousand years ago. Map. Archaeological references. 95 illustrations.

Among the sites depicted are the shrine in the Temple of the Cross at Palenque; the Acropolis and a Maya sweat bath in Piedras Negras, Guatemala; the hieroglyphic stairway, ball court, and reviewing stand in Copan, Honduras; The Palace at Sayil, Yucatan; The Palace of the Governors, in Uxmal; and The Red House and platforms on the north terrace at Chichen Itza.

Album of Maya Architecture, back cover