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Author Searcy, Michael T. (Michael Taylor), 1976-

Title The life-giving stone : ethnoarchaeology of Maya metates / Michael T. Searcy
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 168 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction -- The cultural landscape of the highland Maya of Guatemala -- Modern metate production -- Modern patterns of acquisition, use, discard, and reuse -- Archaeological implications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mayas -- Implements -- Guatemala -- Ixtahuacán.
Mayas -- Implements -- Guatemala -- San Luis Jilotepeque.
Mayas -- Industries -- Guatemala -- Ixtahuacán
Mayas -- Industries -- Guatemala -- San Luis Jilotepeque
Metate industry -- Guatemala -- Ixtahuacán.
Metate industry -- Guatemala -- San Luis Jilotepeque.
Ixtahuacán (Guatemala) -- Social life and customs.
San Luis Jilotepeque (Guatemala) -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816501262 (electronic bk.)
9780816501267 (electronic bk.)