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Monumental Architecture Arising from an Early Astronomical-Religious Complex in Perú, 2200–1750 bc

Robert A. Benfer Jr

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Recent findings of a calendric temple complex dating to 2,100 bc, at the middle Chillón valley site of Buena Vista, Chillón, raise the question as to the importance of astronomical orientations in ... More


The Origins of Monumentality in Ancient Guerrero, Mexico

Louise I. Paradis

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In Guerrero, monumentality first appears at Teopantecuanitlan, probably around 1200 B.C., and in several other sites from 1000 B.C on. It is closely associated in its shape and content with the Olmec ... More


New Insights on the Woodland and Mississippi Periods of West-Peninsular Florida

George M. Luer

in New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049366
eISBN:
9780813050140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049366.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Dynamic Woodland and Mississippian societies flourished across west-peninsular Florida, an integral part of the Southeast. Native people constructed spaces for social, political, and economic ... More


Changing Complexity in the Norte Chico, 3000–1800 cal BCE

Winifred Creamer and Jonathan Haas

in Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066141
eISBN:
9780813058351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066141.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 5 discusses the Late Archaic (ca. 3420–1830 cal BC/5370–3780 cal BP) in the Norte Chico, a section of the Peruvian coast north of Lima, Peru. The Late Archaic was the first period of ... More


How the Maya Shaped Their World

Marcello A. Canuto, Brett A. Houk, Terry G. Powis, and Barbara Arroyo

in Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066226
eISBN:
9780813058375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066226.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

“How the Maya Shaped Their World” provides context for the volume and describes its origins in the 14th Annual Tulane Maya Symposium, which took place in 2017 and was organized around the theme ... More


La Corona: Negotiating a Landscape of Power

Marcello A. Canuto and Tomás Barrientos Q.

in Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066226
eISBN:
9780813058375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066226.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Chapter 9 explores the political landscape of the Late Classic Kaanul kingdom. Marcello A. Canuto and Tomás Barrientos Q. consider the role of secondary centers in the geopolitical landscape of the ... More


Monumental Landscapes, Changing Ideologies, and Political Histories in the Mopan Valley

M. Kathryn Brown and Jason Yaeger

in Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066226
eISBN:
9780813058375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066226.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

In Chapter 14, Brown and Yaeger discuss the sociopolitical organization of several key sites in the Mopan Valley from the early Middle Preclassic through the end of the Late Classic period. Through ... More


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