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The Resource Stone houses and earth lords : Maya religion in the cave context, edited by Keith M. Prufer and James E. Brady

Stone houses and earth lords : Maya religion in the cave context, edited by Keith M. Prufer and James E. Brady

Label
Stone houses and earth lords : Maya religion in the cave context
Title
Stone houses and earth lords
Title remainder
Maya religion in the cave context
Statement of responsibility
edited by Keith M. Prufer and James E. Brady
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1435.3.R3
LC item number
S76 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Prufer, Keith M.
  • Brady, James Edward
Series statement
Mesoamerican worlds
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mayas
  • Maya cosmology
  • Mayas
  • Caves
  • Caves
  • Sacred space
  • Sacred space
  • Human remains (Archaeology)
  • Human remains (Archaeology)
  • Mexico
  • Belize
Label
Stone houses and earth lords : Maya religion in the cave context, edited by Keith M. Prufer and James E. Brady
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Religion and role of caves in lowland Maya archaeology / Keith M. Prufer and James E. Brady -- Replicating the sacred landscape: the Chen at Muklebal Tzul / Keith M. Prufer and Andrew Kindon -- Caves and artificial caves in late postclassic Maya ceremonial groups / Timothy W. Pugh -- Social power and sacred space at Actun Nak Beh, Belize / Christina T. Halperin -- Pilgrimage and caves on Cozumel / Shankari Patel -- The impact of ritual on ancient Maya economy / James E. Brady -- Scribes and caves in the Maya lowlands / Andrea Stone -- Nikte mo' scattered fire in the Cave of K'ab Chante': epigraphic and archaeological evidence for cave desecration in ancient Maya warfare / James E. Brady and Pierre R. Colas -- Plants and caves in ancient Maya society / Christopher T. Morehart -- The sweatbath in the cave: a modified passage in Chechem Ha Cave, Belize / Holley Moyes -- An analysis of ancient Maya stalactite breakage at Balam Na Cave, Guatemala / James E. Brady ... [et al.] -- De-fanging the earth monster: speleothem transport to surface sites in the Sibun Valley / Polly A. Peterson, Patricia A. McAnany, and Allan B. Cobb -- Showing the way: the function of three small caves in the Sibun-Manatee Karst / Amalia Kenward -- Human remains in lowland Maya caves: problems of interpretation / Ann M. Scott and James E. Brady -- Mortuary practices of the prehistoric Maya from Caves Branch Rock Shelter, Belize / David M. Glassman and Juan Luis Bonor Villarejo -- Nearer to the gods: rockshelter burials from the Ek Xux Valley, Belize / Julie Mather Saul, Keith M. Prufer, and Frank P. Saul -- A question of sacrifice: classic Maya cave mortuary practices at Barton Creek Cave, Belize / Vanessa A. Owen -- What can the bones really tell us?: the study of human skeletal remains from Cenotes / Vera Tiesler -- Maya cave archaeology: a new look at religion and cosmology / James E. Brady and Keith M. Prufer
Control code
60839366
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 392 p.
Isbn
9780870818080
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005019239
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Stone houses and earth lords : Maya religion in the cave context, edited by Keith M. Prufer and James E. Brady
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Religion and role of caves in lowland Maya archaeology / Keith M. Prufer and James E. Brady -- Replicating the sacred landscape: the Chen at Muklebal Tzul / Keith M. Prufer and Andrew Kindon -- Caves and artificial caves in late postclassic Maya ceremonial groups / Timothy W. Pugh -- Social power and sacred space at Actun Nak Beh, Belize / Christina T. Halperin -- Pilgrimage and caves on Cozumel / Shankari Patel -- The impact of ritual on ancient Maya economy / James E. Brady -- Scribes and caves in the Maya lowlands / Andrea Stone -- Nikte mo' scattered fire in the Cave of K'ab Chante': epigraphic and archaeological evidence for cave desecration in ancient Maya warfare / James E. Brady and Pierre R. Colas -- Plants and caves in ancient Maya society / Christopher T. Morehart -- The sweatbath in the cave: a modified passage in Chechem Ha Cave, Belize / Holley Moyes -- An analysis of ancient Maya stalactite breakage at Balam Na Cave, Guatemala / James E. Brady ... [et al.] -- De-fanging the earth monster: speleothem transport to surface sites in the Sibun Valley / Polly A. Peterson, Patricia A. McAnany, and Allan B. Cobb -- Showing the way: the function of three small caves in the Sibun-Manatee Karst / Amalia Kenward -- Human remains in lowland Maya caves: problems of interpretation / Ann M. Scott and James E. Brady -- Mortuary practices of the prehistoric Maya from Caves Branch Rock Shelter, Belize / David M. Glassman and Juan Luis Bonor Villarejo -- Nearer to the gods: rockshelter burials from the Ek Xux Valley, Belize / Julie Mather Saul, Keith M. Prufer, and Frank P. Saul -- A question of sacrifice: classic Maya cave mortuary practices at Barton Creek Cave, Belize / Vanessa A. Owen -- What can the bones really tell us?: the study of human skeletal remains from Cenotes / Vera Tiesler -- Maya cave archaeology: a new look at religion and cosmology / James E. Brady and Keith M. Prufer
Control code
60839366
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 392 p.
Isbn
9780870818080
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005019239
Other physical details
ill., maps

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