Archaeology

Archaeology at El Perú-Waka': Ancient Maya Performances of by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr,Michelle Rich

By Olivia C. Navarro-Farr,Michelle Rich

Archaeology at El Perú-Waka’ is the 1st ebook to summarize long term study at this significant Maya website. the result of fieldwork and next analyses performed via contributors of the El Perú-Waka’ neighborhood Archaeological venture are coupled with theoretical ways treating the themes of formality, reminiscence, and gear as deciphered via fabric continues to be chanced on at Waka’.  The ebook is site-centered, but the fifteen wide-ranging contributions supply readers better perception to the richness and complexity of Classic-period Maya tradition, in addition to to the ways that archaeologists think historical peoples negotiated their ritual lives and comprehended their very own pasts.

 

El Perú-Waka’ is an old Maya urban positioned in present-day northwestern Petén, Guatemala. Rediscovered through petroleum exploration employees within the mid-1960s, it's the biggest recognized archaeological website within the Laguna del Tigre nationwide Park in Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve. The El Perú-Waka’ neighborhood Archaeological venture initiated clinical investigations in 2003, and during excavation and survey, researchers tested that Waka’ used to be a key political and monetary heart good built-in into Classic-period lowland Maya civilization, and reconstructed many features of Maya existence and formality task during this historical group. The study unique during this quantity offers a wealth of recent, significant, and scientifically excavated information, which individuals technique with clean theoretical insights. within the strategy, they lay out sound thoughts for figuring out the ritual manipulation of monuments, landscapes, structures, items, and stories, in addition to similar subject matters encompassing the functionality and negotiation of strength in the course of the city’s vast sociopolitical history.

Show description

Read or Download Archaeology at El Perú-Waka': Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power (Native Peoples of the Americas) PDF

Similar archaeology books

Cultural Evolution: Contemporary Viewpoints

Drawing on Kent Flannery's 40 years of cross-cultural study within the sector, the participants to this assortment replicate the present range of latest techniques to the learn of cultural evolutionary approaches. jointly the amount expresses the richness of the problems being investigated through comparative theorists in long term swap, in addition to the big variety of information, techniques, and ideas that researchers are using to check those questions.

Sandstone Spine: Seeking the Anasazi on the First Traverse of the Comb Ridge

* A cultural pilgrimage in addition to an athletic one* tale blends own experience, middle-aged angst, the great thing about a panorama, heritage of exploration, and mysteries of the increase and fall of an historic tradition* by means of a significantly acclaimed trip and event author additionally well-known for his exploits in Alaska's mountains* contains photographs through Greg baby of the panorama, Anasazi and Navajo ruins and rock artwork On September 1, 2004, 3 middle-aged pals set out on one of many final geographic demanding situations by no means earlier than tried in North the US: to hike the brush Ridge in a single non-stop push.

The Excluded Past: Archaeology in Education (One World Archaeology)

First released in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Past in the Past: the Re-use of Ancient Monuments: World Archaeology 30:1 (World Archaeology S)

First released in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Additional info for Archaeology at El Perú-Waka': Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power (Native Peoples of the Americas)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.20 of 5 – based on 38 votes