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Central Andean Language Expansion and the Chavín Sphere of Interaction

RICHARD L. BURGER

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265031
eISBN:
9780191754142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265031.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the possibility that the development of the Chavín Horizon may have stimulated the expansion of one of the major central Andean language families, particularly Aymara, once ... More


Introduction: Changing Perspectives on the Archaeology of the Upper Amazon

Ryan Clasby and Jason Nesbitt

in The Archaeology of the Upper Amazon: Complexity and Interaction in the Andean Tropical Forest

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813066905
eISBN:
9780813067131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066905.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter introduces the archaeology and history of the Upper Amazon. Although little studied in comparison to Andean archaeology in the neighbouring highlands, the Upper Amazon (a region ... More


Exploring the Technology and Meaning behind Early Ceramic Figurines from the Casma Valley, Peru

Shelia Pozorski and Thomas Pozorski

in Ceramics of Ancient America: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056067
eISBN:
9780813053820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056067.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Sechín Alto Polity, centered in the Casma Valley on the north coast of Peru, constructed the largest mound structures in the New World during the Initial Period (2100–1000 B.C.). The polity ... More


Ancient Andean Houses: Putting the “House” into Household Archaeology

Jerry D. Moore

in Ancient Andean Houses: Making, Inhabiting, Studying

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813069104
eISBN:
9780813067230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813069104.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Throughout this book, I have argued that any inferences we make about houses and households must engage three different fields of inquiry: how houses are made, how dwellings are inhabited, and how ... More


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