The Protoclassic in the Maya Lowlands

The Protoclassic in the Maya Lowlands

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A detailed and specialist analysis of the archaeological and ceramic evidence for the transitional period between the Preclassic and Classic ages of the Mayan civilisation. Pring focuses on vessels from the principal sites of Holmul, Mountain Cow and Nohmul to challenge traditional chronologies which date the Protoclassic from 50 BC and AD 250. Includes a list of other important sites in Central America.Elizabeth Graham argues convincingly that polychrome pottery did not arrive with Floral Park in the Maya Lowlands; that no ... I have attempted to make clear that I do not see polychrome painting as a significant cultural factor; nor do I see it asanbsp;...

Title:The Protoclassic in the Maya Lowlands
Author:Duncan Pring
Publisher:British Archaeological Reports Limited - 2000-01


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