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The Maya

Dmitri Kessel1947-06

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Three Maya women kneeling while praying before a old stone idol of the God Turkaj who perormes the same function as the Christian St. Peter whom these nominal Catholics also recognize.

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  • Title: The Maya
  • Date: 1947-06
  • Location: Guatemala
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Maya, Indians, People And Customs, Religion, Guatemala, Races, Prayer, Religious Symbols, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Dmitri Kessel
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5576391
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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