Ancient Maya ceramic economy in the Belize River Valley region petrographic analyses by Kay Sachiko Sunahara

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Published by K.S. Sunahara in [Hamilton, Ont.?] .

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Subjects:

  • Pottery, Ancient -- Belize River Valley (Guatemala and Belize).,
  • Indian pottery -- Analysis.,
  • Mayas -- Economic conditions.,
  • Indians of Central America -- Belize River Valley (Guatemala and Belize),
  • Belize River Valley (Guatemala and Belize) -- Antiquities.

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Statementby Kay Sachiko Sunahara.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 176 leaves :
Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL21733692M

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