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Author Shook, Edwin M.

Title Tikal Reports 1-11 : Facsimile Reissue of Original Reports Published 1958-1961
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc., 2011
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Contents Cover; TIKAL REPORTS-NUMBERS 1-4; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; REPORT NO. 1: FIELD DIRECTOR'S REPORT: THE 1956 AND 1957 SEASONS; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; Objectives; Prior investigations; Publication; THE 1956 SEASON; Monuments; Twin-pyramid complex; Miscellaneous results; THE 1957 SEASON; Site map; Monuments; Lintels; Graffiti; Excavations; Stela 23 group; Stela 24; Stela 25; Group H; Group E; Miscellaneous results; Discussion; REFERENCES; REPORT NO. 2: EXCAVATIONS IN THE STELA 23 GROUP; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; EXCAVATIONS; Pre-Phase E; Phase E; Dating of Phase E; Phase D; Artifacts; Burials
Dating of Phase DPhase C; Artifacts; Dating of Phase C; Phase B; Dating of Phase B; Phase A; Artifacts; Dating of Phase A; Surface; BURIALS AND CACHES; Burial 1; Burial 2; Burial 3; Burial 4; Cache 1; Cache 2; SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES; FIGURES; Figure 1 Sketch plan of the Stela 23 Group; Figure 2 Plan of the Stela 23 excavation; Figure 3 Composite section of the Stela 23 excavation; Figure 4 View from west prior to excavation; Figure 5 Excavation on completion, 1957 season; Figure 6 Stairway of Feature 3, from north; Figure 7 Feature 1, from southwest
Figure 8 Mosaics in surface of Floor 5Figure 9 Burial 2; Figure 10 Burial 3; Figure 11 Eccentric obsidians; Figure 12 Eccentric flints; Figure 13 Incensario from fill of Feature 1; Figure 14 Polychrome bowl; Figure 15 Incurving red-ware bowl; Figure 16 Small problematic calcite object; REPORT NO. 3: THE PROBLEM OF ABNORMAL STELA PLACEMENTS AT TIKAL AND ELSEWHERE; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; Citations; CHECKLISTS OF UNUSUAL SITUATIONS INVOLVING MONUMENTS AND FRAGMENTS; Reasons for absence of fragments at locus of known fragments; Types of ancient re-use of carved monuments and fragments
REPORT NO. 4: FIVE NEWLY DISCOVERED CARVED MONUMENTS AT TIKAL AND NEW DATA ON FOUR OTHERSCONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; Plan for describing individual monuments; Initial tabulations of miscellaneous information; Textual descriptions, with tabulations of content of inscriptions; Terms and abbreviations; Illustrations of monuments; DESCRIPTIONS OF SEVEN STELAE AND TWO ALTARS: CHRONOLOGICAL DECIPHERMENTS; Stela 12; Stela 14; Stela 19; Altar 6; Stela 22; Altar 10; Stela 23; Stela 24; Stela 25; COMPARISONS AND INTERPRETATIONS; Dimensions and proportions of carved stelae of Early and Late Tikal periods
Types of ancient fragmentation of carved monumentsTypes of ancient modifications of carved monuments and fragments; ABNORMAL RESETTINGS OF STELAE: A COMPLEX?; Introduction; Abnormal attitudes toward carved surfaces; Summary of data on certain abnormal stela resettings; Normal features of the abnormal resettings; Breakage; Mutilations; Distances by which fragments were moved; Dating the resettings at Tikal, Yaxha, and Caracol; NOTES ON SEVEN TIKAL STELAE WITH MISSING TOP OR BOTTOM FRAGMENTS; Stela 1; Stela 2; Stela 12; Stela 14; Stela 17; Stela 18; Stela 25; REFERENCES
Notes Dimensions of 25 carved Tikal stelae (table)
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Author Carr, Robert F.
Coe, William R.
ISBN 1934536334