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Published Feb 2016

Archaeopress Archaeology


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Prehistoric monuments; Monument; prehistory

Proceedings of the UISPP World Congress

Proceedings of the XVII UISPP World Congress (1–7 September 2014, Burgos, Spain) 2

Monumental Earthen Architecture in Early Societies: Technology and power display

Proceedings of the XVII UISPP World Congress (1–7 September, Burgos, Spain): Volume 2 / Session B3

Edited by Annick Daneels

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Proceedings from a session held as part of the XVII World UISPP Congress, Burgos, 2014. The theme of the symposium was the archaeology of earthen architecture in pre- and protohistoric cultures, with an emphasis on constructive techniques and systems, and diachronic changes in those aspects.



Foreword to the XVII UISPP Congress Proceedings Series Edition (Luiz Oosterbeek); Introduction (Annick Daneels); Building Power: Earthen Monuments in the Construction of Elite Identities in Pre-Columbian North America (Melissa R. Baltus); Political and Technological Significance of the Monumental Earthen Architecture of La Joya, on the Tropical Gulf Coast of Mexico (Annick Daneels); Activity areas in two ceremonial centers of the Southern Brazilian Highlands: relations between architecture and function (Jonas Gregorio De Souza); New data on the Neolithic ditches of the Tavoliere area (Apulia, Southern Italy) (Annamaria Tunzi & Tania Quero); First test for luminescence dating of ancient mud-brick buildings from Northern Mesopotamia (Jorge Sanjurjo-Sánchez & Juan-Luis Montero Fenollós); Traditional Architecture and Socio-Political Organization at Figuig Oasis, Morocco (Florencia Tatiana Azul Ultramar Ramírez-Rodríguez)