By Hattula Moholy-Nagy

Occupied constantly for 1,500 years, Tikal used to be an important demographic, financial, administrative, and formality middle of its sector. the gathering of fabrics recovered at Tikal is the biggest and so much assorted identified from the Lowlands.

This e-book offers an enormous physique of fundamental information. The artifacts, represented through such uncooked fabrics as chert and shell are categorized by means of sort, quantity, , attainable old use, shape, fabric, dimension, and such secondary transformations as ornament and transforming, in addition to by way of spatial distribution, incidence within the a number of kinds of constitution teams, restoration context, and date. an identical layout, aside from typology, is used for unworked fabrics akin to mineral pigments and vertebrate remains.

While few artifact reviews transcend a catalog of items geared up by means of sort or uncooked fabric, this record places the fabrics into their prior cultural contexts and hence is of curiosity to a variety of scholars.

Content of this book's CD-ROM should be stumbled on on-line at this position:

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