Archaeology at El Perú-Waka’

Archaeology at El Perú-Waka’

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This is the first book to summarize the results of long-term field research at the major Maya site of Waka'. Bringing together findings from diverse research programs of the El PerAo-Waka' Regional Archaeological Project, its fifteen wide-ranging contributions lead to a greater understanding of the richness and complexity of Classic-period Maya culture.... and centers for diplomacy and administration, Maya palaces were also important loci of ritual performance (Inomata 2006b). ... Excavations at the Wakaa#39; Palace Complex have shed light on the lives of its royal inhabitants in these tumultuous final ... face of the palace acropolis; and a panel of carved stones depicting a ballgame that were reset in the palacea#39;s final staircase. ... Taken together, they provide insight into the royal production and maintenance of social memory and into theanbsp;...

Title:Archaeology at El Perú-Waka’
Author:Olivia C. Navarro-Farr, Michelle Rich
Publisher:University of Arizona Press - 2014-12-04


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