CALAKMUL. PATRIMONIO MIXTO DE LA HUMANIDAD.
Martínez Vera, Regina (coord.).
México D.F.: Campeche, INAH, et al., 2014. Second edition Large 4to, bds, 246 p., semi glossy stock, dust jacket, photos, bibl., illus. New Hardcover 9786077662419 Calakmul leaves no one indifferent. Named a Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO, it was one of the most important settlements of Mayan civilization, with over 6,000 structures in 70 km 2 in the lush Calakmul biosphere reserve, near the border with Guatemala. Walking through over 15 sacbes (Mayan roads) that connect the sites of the city, you will enter a unique world, where time stands still and the Mayan spirit is still alive, proud of its past and satisfied that travelers are arriving from all over the world to wonder at its magnificence. You see stelae that tell stories of life and battles of the settlement's rulers. You'll definitely see them, as the greatest number of these beautiful carved stones have been found at the Calakmul archaeological site. The book first appeared as Calakmul. Patrimonio de la Humanidad in 2012. (Item ID: 166664)
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