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Author McKillop, Heather Irene, 1953-

Title In search of Maya sea traders / Heather McKillop
Edition 1st ed
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 226 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Texas A & M University anthropology series ; no. 11
Texas A & M University anthropology series ; no. 11.
Contents My first visit to Wild Cane Cay, 1981 -- Fieldwork at Wild Cane Cay -- Trips to town and visitors to the cay -- Household archaeology -- Obsidian trade -- Maya ancestors : keeping the dead at home -- A new dory -- Underwater archaeology -- Volunteers -- In search of the coastal Maya -- Returning to Wild Cane Cay in 1992 -- Provisions from Punta Gorda -- Submerged ancient saltworks -- Sea-level rise and ancient trade -- Settlement patterns -- Target practice -- Rough seas, submerged sites -- Coral architecture -- Truce with the sea
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-217) and index
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Subject Mayas -- Commerce
Mayas -- Antiquities.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Belize -- Punta Gorda Region
Underwater archaeology -- Belize -- Punta Gorda Region
Coastwise navigation -- Belize -- Punta Gorda Region
HISTORY -- Latin America -- Central America.
Coastwise navigation
Excavations (Archaeology)
Mayas -- Antiquities
Mayas -- Commerce
Underwater archaeology
Wild Cane Cay Site (Belize)
Punta Gorda Region (Belize) -- Antiquities
Belize -- Wild Cane Cay Site
Form Electronic book
ISBN 160344596X