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Stucco Ornaments.—' Human Figures. — Tablets.— Remarkable Hieroglyphics.
— Range of Pillars.— Stone Terrace.— Another Building.— A large Tablet. — A
Cross.— Conjectures in regard to this Cross. — Beautiful Sculpture. — A Platform
Pe collar sculptured Ornaments.— Another Building, called by the Indians the
House of the Dwarf.— An Indian Legend.— The House of the Nuns.— The House
of Turtles. — The House of Pigeons.— The Guard-house.— Absence ol Water.
This over, I walked out to take a view of the town. It had an appearance of old and
aristocratic respectability, which no other city in Central America possessed. The
houses were large, and many of the fronts were full of stucco ornaments ; the ...
Balam Acan was naturally a mild man, but the abduction of his daughter was an
affront not to be pardoned. With eighty thousand veterans, himself in the centre
squadron, adorned with three diadems and other regal ornaments, carried in a
The fourth and fifth divisions were occupied by the queen and royal concubines,
with gardens^ baths, and places for breeding geese, which were kept to supply
feathers for ornaments. The sixth and last division was the residence of the ...
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John Stephens was an American diplomat sent by the U.S. government in the 1840s to establish contact with the people of Central America and Southern Mexico, and in many cases was the first white ... Läs hela recensionen
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Stephens's book, first published in two volumes in 1841, has been abridged by Karl Ackerman, a freelance writer. Stephens made his journey in 1839-40, accompanied by an artist, Frederick Catherwood ... Läs hela recensionen
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Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, Volym 2
John L. Stephens
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1871
Incidents of travel in Central America: Chiapas and Yucatan
John Lloyd Stephens
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1858
Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan;, Volym 1
John Lloyd Stephens
Ingen förhandsgranskning - 2017