Slideshow: The Maya And The Mythic Sea at Peabody Essex Museum

“Fiery Pool: The Maya And The Mythic Sea,” Peabody Essex Museum through July 18  
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  May 19, 2010

 National Institute of Culture and History, Belize; Photograph courtesy National Institute of Culture and History, Belize.

Jade sculpture of a deity; AD 550 – 650.

READ:Power plays: The Maya and the Kennedys at the Peabody Essex. By Greg Cook.

VIEW:Photos: 'The Kennedys' at Peabody Essex Museum.

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