Daniel Schávelzon

Director, Center for Urban Archaeology, University of Buenos Aires

ORCID 0000-0002-9820-2748

Daniel Schávelzon is an architect and archaeologist, founder and director of several institutions devoted to historical archaeology in Latin America. He has published nearly forty books on the subject and has received prizes and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Gallery of Art in Washington and several others around the world. He works to encourage the development of historical archaeology and urban archaeology in Latin America.


La Arqueología Urbana de Buenos Aires

Daniel Schávelzon

This book analyzes the process of formation of the urban land of Buenos Aires. The use of garbage and rubbish in large quantities is analyzed and three case-studies are considered: the town of Belgrano and its garbage dumps, the construction fills with rubble and the areas whose level has been lowered. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

Arqueología de la Segunda Guerra Mundial en Sudamérica

Daniel Schávelzon

This study reports on a remarkable discovery and a pioneering example of historical archaeology in Latin America: an unknown settlement was found nestled between rocky cliffs in the Argentinian jungle. Dated to between 1943-6, finds are characterised by exotic European luxuries, German coins and coins from the occupied countries of Western Europe. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | eBook: £16.00

Easter Island Archaeology/Arqueologia en Rapa Nui (Isla de Pascua)

Daniel Schávelzon

This well illustrated volume presents in its introduction a personal history of Daniel Schávelzon’s experience of Easter Island during his youth before collecting all the papers and work he produced in 2014 leading up to his retirement. READ MORE

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