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Kaminaljuyu obsidian lithic analysis and the economic organization of a prehistoric Mayan chiefdom by Conran Alexander Hay

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


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Photocopy of a thesis for Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1978.

Statementby ConranAlexander Hay.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 219p., [13] leaves
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20826504M

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KAMINALJUYU AS POSSIBLY BEING THE CITY OF NEPHI. By Gareth W. Lowe. New Source on Book of Mormon Times in have recently received a delayed publication "Mound E-III-3, Kaminaljuyu, Guatemala (Carnegie Inst. Wash., Pub!. , Contrib. 53, ) by Edwin M. Shook and Alfred V. Kidder, one of the long-awaited reports on early Materials from this grea t site on the .   Book of Mormon kings delivered public addresses 2 Nephi , Mosiah p. Maya art tended to record the exceptional rather than the mundane. The Book of Mormon tended to record the exceptional rather than the mundane Jacob p. Witnessing was an important feature of Maya ritual. The effect of this book is less to resolve disputes than to assemble recent information and to frame the issues more clearly. by way of Kaminaljuyu, influenced the Maya obsidian industries in. The present study addresses this problem by presenting an analysis of obsidian flakes and blades recovered from a workshop refuse context at Kaminaljuyu, Guatemala. Technological and use wear analyses suggest that core-shaping by-products in the form of irregular percussion and pressure blades were used in craft activity.

The Kaminaljuyu obsidian is known as El Chayal. The trade in El Chayal obsidian in the early years of the Book of Mormon would have been down through the coast, but at the time period we are examining, it appears that a primary distribution channel had been developed whereby El Chayal obsidian was traded into what is now Veracruz, Mexico, which. Obsidian from El Chayal was exported widely as early as Jaredite times. El Chayal is not the only possible obsidian source near Kaminaljuyu, as these references make clear, but it is the most likely one. [John L. Sorenson, An Ancient American Setting for the Book of Mormon, F.A.R.M.S., pp. , ].   'OBSIDIAN' is the first full length PRN | FANTASY book in new to me author Jennifer L. Armentrout's 'LUX' series. Hello January Twice a month I'm going to fulfill my own reading challenge and that is to read something new/something old/something out of my comfort zone/a new genre/something I wouldn't usually even give a second glance too/5(K). A cross between Roswell and Dawson’s Creek, this series is guaranteed to hold your attention and have you begging for more." — RT Book Reviews “Daemon and Katy are combustible Obsidian is an action packed ride that will leave you breathless and begging for more.” — Jus Accardo, author of TouchReviews: K.

Kaminaljuyu (pronounced / k æ m i n æ l ˈ h uː j uː /) is a Pre-Columbian site of the Maya civilization that was primarily occupied from BC to AD [citation needed] Kaminaljuyu has been described as one of the greatest of all archaeological sites in the New World by Michael Coe, although its remains today – a few mounds only – are far less impressive than other Maya sites. Kaminaljuyu's role as the principal polity within the Southern Highlands appears to have been closely linked to its control of obsidian distribution into the Maya Lowlands of the Peten from two sources in the Guatemalan Highlands, San Martín Jilotepeque and El Chayal, both located not far from Kaminaljuyu (Michels ; Nelson 39). Kaminaljuyu, in Guatemala’s highland central valley, is one of the region’s few surviving Mayan complexes of earthen construction. It is a unique example of exposed adobe architecture in the tropical highland—with elaborate buildings, some with funerary chambers, reliefs, and painted surfaces, highlighting the area’s wealth. The present study addresses this problem by presenting an analysis of obsidian flakes and blades recovered from a workshop refuse context at Kaminaljuyu, Guatemala.