By Olivia C. Navarro-Farr,Michelle Rich
El Perú-Waka’ is an historic Maya urban situated in present-day northwestern Petén, Guatemala. Rediscovered through petroleum exploration staff within the mid-1960s, it's the greatest identified archaeological website within the Laguna del Tigre nationwide Park in Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve. The El Perú-Waka’ neighborhood Archaeological undertaking initiated clinical investigations in 2003, and during excavation and survey, researchers tested that Waka’ used to be a key political and fiscal heart good built-in into Classic-period lowland Maya civilization, and reconstructed many facets of Maya existence and formality task during this historical group. The study special during this quantity presents a wealth of recent, sizeable, and scientifically excavated info, which members strategy with clean theoretical insights. within the technique, they lay out sound innovations for figuring out the ritual manipulation of monuments, landscapes, structures, items, and stories, in addition to similar issues encompassing the functionality and negotiation of strength during the city’s huge 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