By Olivia C. Navarro-Farr,Michelle Rich
El Perú-Waka’ is an historical Maya urban positioned in present-day northwestern Petén, Guatemala. Rediscovered through petroleum exploration staff within the mid-1960s, it's the biggest identified archaeological web site within the Laguna del Tigre nationwide Park in Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve. The El Perú-Waka’ nearby Archaeological undertaking initiated medical investigations in 2003, and during excavation and survey, researchers demonstrated that Waka’ was once a key political and monetary heart good built-in into Classic-period lowland Maya civilization, and reconstructed many elements of Maya existence and formality job during this historic group. The examine designated during this quantity offers a wealth of latest, significant, and scientifically excavated facts, which participants process with clean theoretical insights. within the procedure, they lay out sound suggestions for knowing the ritual manipulation of monuments, landscapes, structures, gadgets, and thoughts, in addition to comparable subject matters encompassing the functionality and negotiation of strength during the city’s wide sociopolitical history.
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Archaeology at El Perú-Waka': Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power (Native Peoples of the Americas) by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr,Michelle Rich