By Olivia C. Navarro-Farr,Michelle Rich
El Perú-Waka’ is an historical Maya urban situated in present-day northwestern Petén, Guatemala. Rediscovered by way of petroleum exploration staff within the mid-1960s, it's the greatest recognized archaeological web site within the Laguna del Tigre nationwide Park in Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve. The El Perú-Waka’ local Archaeological venture initiated medical investigations in 2003, and during excavation and survey, researchers tested that Waka’ used to be a key political and monetary middle good built-in into Classic-period lowland Maya civilization, and reconstructed many facets of Maya existence and formality task during this old neighborhood. The examine special during this quantity offers a wealth of latest, considerable, and scientifically excavated information, which individuals procedure with clean theoretical insights. within the method, they lay out sound techniques for figuring out the ritual manipulation of monuments, landscapes, structures, items, and stories, in addition to similar subject matters encompassing the functionality and negotiation of strength in the course of the city’s broad 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