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5 edition of Modern Maya houses found in the catalog.

Modern Maya houses

a study of their archaeological significance

by Robert Wauchope

  • 11 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Martino Pub. in Mansfield Centre, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maya architecture.,
  • Mayas -- Dwellings.,
  • Mayas -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Wauchope.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1435.3.A6 W3 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3422805M
    ISBN 101578985781
    LC Control Number2005044578
    OCLC/WorldCa61461801

    Prehistoric Mayan homes were constructed of organic materials such as a mixture of mud and straw known as adobe, and the roofs were thatched with palm fronds and constructed with wood. Some houses included walls constructed of stacked stone, called albarradas. The Mayans spread their walls with lime to whiten them. Ancient Mayan Houses The ancient Maya lived in a vast area covering parts of present-day Guatemala, Mexico, Belize, and the western areas of Honduras and El Salvador. The basic Maya structure was the hay huts which housed most of the Mayan population.

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