New Book Released Honoring Chichen Itza

March 31st, 2008 by ejalbright

Just in time for spring’s equinox, the newspaper of record for the region, Diario de Yucatan, released a new book about Chichen Itza.

Homenaje a Chichen Itza: nueva maravilla del mundo, was released March 19. According to the Diario, “This is a luxury edition, coated paper in bulk, published by Dante, and prepared in honor of Chichen Itza.” The book runs 48 pages, with 40 photographs by David Baeza Braga. The book also has a map of the site, and three-dimensional reconstructions of the main buildings and sections of the archaeological site.

According to the Diario, it also contains an acetate in which recreates how the great pyramid, the Temple of Kukulcan, would have looked in Maya times.

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