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172 pages

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Published Feb 2017

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784915445

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Puuc; Yucatán; Terminal Classic period; archaeology; architecture; epigraphy; iconography

Archaeopress Pre-Columbian Archaeology 8

Recent Investigations in the Puuc Region of Yucatán

Edited by Meghan Rubenstein

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Papers focus on the history of the Puuc region, Yucatán, incorporating archaeological, architectural, epigraphic, and iconographic studies.



Introduction Part I: Archaeology: An Enigmatic Maya Center: Climate Change, Settlement Systems, and Water Adaptations at Xcoch, Puuc Region, Yucatán (Michael P. Smyth, Nicholas P. Dunning, Eric M. Weaver, Philip van Beynen, and David Ortegón Zapata) ;

In Search of Kilns: The Forms and Functions of Annular Structures in the Bolonchén District (Ken Seligson, Tomás Gallareta Negrón, Rossana May Ciau, and George J. Bey III) ;

From Temple to Trash: Analysis and Interpretation of a Dismantled Stucco Façade and its Deposit from Kiuic, Yucatán (Melissa Galván Bernal, George J. Bey III, and Rossana May Ciau) ;

Un Acercamiento al Patrón de Asentamiento de Kabah, Yucatán (Luis Raúl Pantoja Díaz) ;

Investigación y Restauración Arquitectónicas en el Codz Pop de Kabah, Yucatán (Gustavo Novelo Rincón) ;

Terminaciones Rituales en los Principales Edificios de la Región Puuc (Lourdes Toscano Hernández y José Huchim Herrera) ;

‘Archaeological Fieldwork in the Transitional Zone Between Puuc and Chenes (Campeche, Mexico)’ (Iken Paap) [Open Access: Download] ;

Part II: Art and Writing: The Nunnery Quadrangle at Uxmal: Creation, Captive Sacrifice, Ritual, and Political Authority in a Puuc Maya Palace Complex (Jeff Karl Kowalski) ;

The Hieroglyphic Platform at Kabah (Meghan Rubenstein and Philipp Galeev) ;

Making it a Date: Positioning the Chocholá Style in Time and Space (Maline D. Werness-Rude) ;

The Hieroglyphic Doorway and Other Monuments from H’Wasil, Campeche (Carlos Pallán Gayol and Antonio Benavides Castillo) ;