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By Olivia C. Navarro-Farr,Michelle Rich

Archaeology at El Perú-Waka’ is the 1st e-book to summarize long term learn at this significant Maya web site. the result of fieldwork and next analyses carried out through participants of the El Perú-Waka’ local Archaeological venture are coupled with theoretical ways treating the subjects of formality, reminiscence, and tool as deciphered via fabric is still found at Waka’.  The booklet is site-centered, but the fifteen wide-ranging contributions provide readers larger perception to the richness and complexity of Classic-period Maya tradition, in addition to to the ways that archaeologists think historic peoples negotiated their ritual lives and comprehended their very own pasts.

 

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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