México: CONACULTA INAH; Grupo Azabache, 2004. b/w and color plates (2 fldg.), bios, facs, map, bibl, ind, glos, color pict. wrps. Item #76655
Archaeology of religion analysis on the Pre-Columbian astronomical monuments devoted to the sun, in particular the Aztec carved stone known as the Aztec Calendar or Sun Stone. The book presents an illustrated and extensively documented review of the importance of the Aztec cosmovisión system and the different myths and hierophanies designed to preserve the balance between the divine world and nature throughout rituals and blood sacrifices. ENGLISH EDITION (now out-of-print), ALSO AVAILABLE IN SPANISH.