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  • Andrews Anthony P.; Corletta Robert (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1995--01)
    Underwater archaeology in the Maya area during the twentieth century has gradually evolved from a avocational activity whose primary focus was on the recovery of artifacts to a subdiscipline with more focused professional ...
  • Sisson Edward B.; Lilly T. Gerald (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1994--01)
    Excavation at the Late Postclassic (a.d. 1300–1520) site of Tehuacan Viejo, Puebla, Mexico revealed a room with a codex-style mural. The mural is divided into two zones. The lower zone is composed of white stucco and ...
  • Fahsen Federico (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1990--01)
    Hieroglyphic signs T757/788 have several functions in Maya texts, from strictly phonetic to grammatical. The author of this article suggests that a variant of this sign is the logograph for the verb or expression “to ...
  • Hosler Dorothy; Cabrera Ruben (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 2011-07-01)
    Excavations of the Mazapan phase at the Atetelco complex at Teotihuacan by Ruben Cabrera and colleagues produced a small human copper figurine. Studies of Mesoamerican metallurgy have indicated that metallurgy was introduced ...
  • Lambert Joseph B.; Graham Elizabeth; Smith Marvin T.; Frye James S. (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1994--01)
    The C-13 nuclear magnetic resonance spectra of amber and jet beads found at Tipu, a Colonial-period Maya site in Belize, Central America, indicate that these materials are of European origin. The two jet beads were found ...
  • Pollard Helen Perlstein (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 2008--01)
    By a.d. 1350, central-western Mexico was incorporated into the Tarascan state. This irechequa tzintzuntzani (kingdom of Tzintzuntzan) has been known primarily from sixteenth-century documents. With three decades of ...
  • Fedick Scott L. (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1994--01)
    Recent archaeological surveys in the upper Belize River area have documented high overall settlement densities, albeit with an uneven distribution. Analyses have defined clear relationships between the distribution of land ...
  • Healy Paul F.; Blainey Marc G. (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 2011--01)
    This paper examines the composite lithic artifacts of the ancient Maya commonly termed “mirrors.” Typically flat, shiny objects with polished iron-ore polygons fitted in a mosaic pattern onto a slate backing, we assess ...
  • McKillop Heather (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1996--01)
    The importance of Maya sea trade was the sea's integrating role as provider of ritual and subsistence resources and ritual symbolism in the Maya economy. Coastal as opposed to inland transportation of obsidian and other ...
  • McKillop Heather (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1994--01)
    The predominance of tree crops among abundant, well-preserved plant food remains from coastal sites in southern Belize suggests that these island Maya had a specialized subsistence focus. Limited arable land on offshore ...
  • Messenger Lewis C. (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1990--01)
    A comparison of regional archaeological sequences for eastern and southern Mesoamerica should indicate if there were times of contemporaneous transcultural punctuated cultural developments. Punctuated developments in the ...
  • Smyth Michael P.; Perramon José Ligorred; Zapata David Ortegón; Farrell Pat (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1998--01)
    A comprehensive site survey and excavation program took place in 1995 and 1996 at the Maya center of Chac II (Chac) located within the Puuc hills region of Yucatan, Mexico. This work presents a body of evidence in support ...
  • Houk Brett A.; Robichaux Hubert R.; Valdez Fred (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 2011-07-01)
    In 1997, the Chan Chich Archaeological Project excavated a Terminal Preclassic/Early Classic period Maya tomb at Chan Chich, Belize. Tomb 2 represents the earliest royal tomb in the Three Rivers Region of the east-central ...
  • Braswell Geoffrey E.; Glascock Michael D. (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1992--01)
    A new obsidian source has recently been discovered in the highlands of Guatemala, near the city of Sansare, El Progreso. Ten samples have been subjected to neutron activation analysis, and the results are presented. While ...
  • Hare Timothy S.; Smith Michael E. (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1996--01)
    We describe the derivation of a new archaeological chronology for the Postclassic period at Yautepec, Morelos. We first apply cluster analysis to ceramic type frequencies for 47 excavated contexts to identify groups of ...
  • Arnold Philip J. (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1994--01)
    Despite an ancient history as rich as any in Mesoamerica, the archaeology of southern Veracruz, Mexico, remains underrepresented in both Spanish and English publications. This paper provides background information on ...
  • Day Jane Stevenson; Butterwick Kristi; Pickering Robert B. (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1996--01)
    Scholars of West Mexico generally rely on the ceramic figurine tradition found in shaft tombs for interpreting the prehistory of the Late Preclassic period. Three new projects on shaft-tomb ceramics seek to advance our ...
  • Crespo Norberto González; Tarazona Silvia Garza; Nova Hortensia de Vega; Guala Pablo Mayer; Aguilar Giselle Canto (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1995--01)
    Archaeological excavations at the site of Xochicalco, Morelos, have explored several elements of public architecture important for clarifying aspects of urban organization and civic life during the Epiclassic period. ...
  • Brady James E. (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1995--01)
    Recent excavations in the first chamber of Gordon's Cave #3 encountered a use floor with a substantial quantity of sherds and artifacts. Middle Preclassic, Gordon subphase sherds were recovered, but overall the ceramics ...
  • Neff Hector; Bishop Ronald L.; Arnold Dean E. (Cambridge University Press. New York, USA, 1990--01)
    An earlier study (Rice 1977, 1978a) purportedly found compositional similarity between raw materials used by modern potters in the northern Valley of Guatemala and Formative period whiteware ceramics from sites in the ...