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Description: Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya
In 1960, ethnographer Marcelo Díaz de Salas compiled an account of the origin of the sun in the Tzotzil town of Venustiano Carranza, Chiapas (formerly San Bartolomé de los Llanos). The story was about a little boy who lived with his mother. The world was dark and the elders were sitting around the fire, but were not brave enough to throw themselves into it. The boy told his mother...
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