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Excavations at Altar de Sacrificios

A. Ledyard Smith

Excavations at Altar de Sacrificios

architecture, settlement, burials, and caches

by A. Ledyard Smith

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Published by Peabody Museum in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Altar de Sacrificios site, Guatemala.
    • Subjects:
    • Altar de Sacrificios site, Guatemala.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [279]-282.

      Statementby A. Ledyard Smith. With an appendix by Edwin R. Littman.
      SeriesPapers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, v. 62, no. 2, Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University ;, v. 62, no. 2.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE51 .H337 vol. 62, no. 2, F1435.1.A4 .H337 vol. 62, no. 2
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 282 p.
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4585309M
      LC Control Number77186986

      from Altar de Sacrificios. This does indeed have important implications, and so it seems worth-while to examine these. Burial is the most elaborate known from Altar de Sacrificios, a Maya site on the Pasion River. The burial consisted of a stone-lined "tomb," with wooden ceiling, placed in Str. A III at the time of its construction (Willey and. Continued research by Lycoming faculty and students for the Altar de Sacrificios Archaeological Project will be supported in part by generous donations from alumni and friends of the college. Professor Jessica Munson photographs a large cache deposit uncovered during excavations at Altar de Sacrificios earlier this summer with the help of.

      The Altar de Sacrificios Excavations; General Summary and Conclusions. Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Vol. 64, No. 3. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Back to Search Page. Chapter 5. Local Rulers and the Maya: The Ritual History of Altar de Sacrificios; Chapter 6. Regional Rulers and the Maya: The Ritual History of Tikal Excavations at Cerro Palenque, a hilltop site in the Ulua Valley of northwest Honduras, revolutionized scholars’ ideas about the Terminal Classic period (roughly ad –) of Maya.

      (above left) Altar de Sacrificios during excavation, (above right) Altar de Sacrificios during excavation, It's bifacially flaked and very thin. A similar example is illustrated and reported from the Barton Ramie site in central Belize. Six round disc forms with three notches, one less than this example, called trifurcates are reported from the 's excavations at Altar de Sacrificios in Guatemala.


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Willey. Excavations at Altar de Sacrificios; architecture, settlement, burials, and caches by A. Ledyard Smith (Book) 10 editions published. Altar de Sacrificios is a ceremonial center and archaeological site of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization, situated near the confluence of the Pasión and Salinas Rivers (where they combine to form the Usumacinta River), in the present-day department of Petén, with Seibal and Dos Pilas, Altar de Sacrificios is one of the better-known and most intensively-excavated sites in.

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Willey, Gordon R., and A. Ledyard Smith New Discoveries at Altar de Sacrificios, Guatemala. Archaeology 16(2): 83– The Ruins of Altar. Altar de SacrificiosAltar de Sacrificios, a modest Formative and Classic-Period Maya site at the strategic junction of the Usamacinta and La Pasión rivers on the modern Mexico-Guatemala border in the department of Petén, Guatemala.

It is readily linked to the larger Yaxchilán, downstream, and to Seibal, upriver on La Pasión. Though relatively small, this ceremonial center was from ce. The planned excavations will sample between households identified in recent settlement surveys conducted by the Proyecto Arqueológico Altar de Sacrificios, collecting data from burials, domestic artifacts, and residential architecture to generate multiple quality of life indices.

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