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Author Ashmore, Wendy, 1948-

Title Settlement archaeology at Quirigua, Guatemala / Wendy Ashmore
Edition First edition
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 362 pages :) : illustrations, maps
Series Quirigua reports ; v. 4
University Museum monograph ; 126
Quirigua reports ; v. 4
University Museum monograph ; 126
Contents Settlement Archaeology at Quiriguá, Guatemala; Title; Copyright; Dedication; PUBLISHER'S NOTE; Table of Contents; Figures; Plates; Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments; PART 1; 1. Introduction; Goals of the Monograph; Settlement Archaeology; Lowland Maya Settlement Archaeology; Settlement Archaeology and Quiriguá; Developments since 1981; Volume Contents; 2. Setting and Methodology; Quiriguá Setting; Data Acquisition; Summary; 3. The Site Periphery Settlement Sample; Forms of Data; Architectural Assemblages; Summary; 4. Occupation History at Quiriguá; Definition of Periphery Time Spans
1. Air view of Site Core and Floodplain Periphery, view from south. 2. Exterior surface of adobe fragment (Cat. No. 18A/32-1) showing smoothed, painted molding.; 3. Interior surface of adobe fragment (Cat. No. 18A/32-1) showing pole impressions.; 4. Str. 1B-23, ditch exposure from northwest (compare drawing in Figure 1B-2).; 5. Frontal stair (Unit 16) at Str. 3C-5.; 6. Interior of secondary summit room, Str. 3C-5, showing wall construction (Unit 49), doorjambs (Units 54, 55) and fallen lintel slabs, from north
7. Str. 3C-11, with ditch exposure in foreground, cleared structure beyond. Scale is set at 1 meter horizontal, 50 cm vertical. 8. Pl. 3C-1 and Monument 27, exposed in ditch M-27 and shown the day after vandalism. View to southwest. Men at left are examining deposit of obsidian blade fragments and debitage.; 9. Rhyolite masonry steps (Unit 14) of Pl. 3C-1.; 10. Str. 3C-20 as exposed in ditch MC-12 (compare drawing in Figure 3C.24).; 11. Air view of Loc. 002, from southwest. Looter's trench into Str. 002-1 is clearly visible
Periphery Time Span 6 (?-ca. AD 400)Periphery Time Span 5 (ca. AD 400-550); Periphery Time Span 4 (ca. AD 550-700); Periphery Time Span 3 (ca. AD 700-850); Periphery Time Span 2 (ca. AD 850-900?); Periphery Time Span 1 (ca. AD 900?-1840); Settlement Trajectory: Continuity and Change; 5. Quiriguá Demography and Land Use; Evaluating the Late Classic Floodplain Settlement Sample; Dwellings and Demography; Beyond the Bounds; Summary; 6. Social Distinctions and Integration; Social Stratification; Production; Social Integration and Ritual; Summary; 7. Socially and Symbolically Constituted Space
Quiriguá Patterns RevisitedImplications of Pattern Distribution for Settlement Planning; Stability, Change, and Social Memory; Spatial Orders and Civic Planning; Summary; 8. Conclusions; Principal Conclusions; Addressing Broader Questions; Closing Thoughts; Notes; PART 2; Quiriguá Floodplain Periphery; Grid 1A; Grid 1B; Grid 1C; Grid 1D; Grid 1E; Grid 2A; Grid 2B; Grid 2C; Grid 2D; Grid 2E; Grid 3C; Grid 3E; Grid 3G; Grid 4C; Grid 4G; Grid 5A; Grid 5C; Grid 5E; Grid 6A; Grid 7A; Grid 7C; Grid 9C; Grid 11A; Grid 13A; Grid 13B; PART 3; Bibliography; Index; Plates
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-350) and index
Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Guatemala -- Izabal (Department)
Land settlement patterns, Prehistoric -- Guatemala -- Izabal (Department)
Mayas -- Guatemala -- Izabal (Department) -- Antiquities.
Izabal (Guatemala : Department) -- Antiquities.
Quiriguá Site (Guatemala) -- Antiquities.
Form Electronic book
Author University of Pennsylvania. Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
LC no. 2006035382
ISBN 1934536415 (electronic bk.)
9781934536414 (electronic bk.)