Keyword: Americas

Obsidian Across the Americas

ed. Gary M. Feinman et al.

This volume draws attention to recent obsidian studies in the Americas and acts as a reference for archaeologists and scholars interested in material culture and exchange. Moreover, it provides a wide range of case studies in obsidian characterization, material application, and theoretical interpretations in the Americas. READ MORE

Hardback: £35.00 | Open Access

El renacer de los Reyes: Imagen, contexto y significado del friso de Balamkú, Campeche, México

Daniel Salazar Lama

The frieze of Structure 1-A Sub of Balamkú, Campeche, is one of the most complex Maya artistic expressions of the Classic period (250-900 AD). This study places the frieze within its historical framework so the monument may be better understood and the significance of its message revealed. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

K'awiil: El dios maya del rayo, la abundancia y los gobernantes

Rogelio Valencia Rivera

This study of K'awiil analyses one of the most important deities of the Maya pantheon, and allows us to approach the religious thought of this people, since it is through the myths, rituals and other religious and cultural activities in which a deity participates, that we can try to understand how the Maya conceived their universe. READ MORE

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

Innovative Approaches and Explorations in Ceramic Studies

ed. Sandra L. López Varela

This book celebrates thirty years of Ceramic Ecology, an international symposium initiated at the 1986 American Anthropological Association. Contributions explore the application of instrumental techniques and experimental studies to analyze ceramics and follow innovative approaches to evaluate methods and theories. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Bodies of Maize, Eaters of Grain: Comparing material worlds, metaphor and the agency of art in the Preclassic Maya and Mycenaean early civilisations

Marcus Jan Bajema

This book offers a comparative study of the civilisations of the Late Preclassic lowland Maya and Mycenaean Greece. The approach used here seeks to combine traditional iconographic approaches with more recent models on metaphor and the social agency of things. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00