Mysteries of the Mexican pyramids

by Peter Tompkins

Paper Book, 1976


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Call number

F1219.3 .P9T58 1976


New York : Harper & Row, c1976.

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I had a good time with "Mysteries of the Egyptian Pyramids" by the same author, and this book delivers the same resources. There's a short history of the archaeology of Pyramids from the professional point of view, some high quality 19th century etchings, and then a good deal of loose reasoning
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about the purpose and functions of the structures. I believe this book antedates the discovery that many Maya pyramids are accretions, a set of pyramids built one over the other, gradually growing in size. So it's entertaining, and in the main untrustworthy, unless one is looking for RPG background material.
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Physical description

xvii, 427 p.; 26 cm


006014324X / 9780060143244



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