El Perú-Waka’ is an old Maya urban situated in present-day northwestern Petén, Guatemala. Rediscovered by way of petroleum exploration staff within the mid-1960s, it's the biggest identified archaeological web site within the Laguna del Tigre nationwide Park in Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve. The El Perú-Waka’ local Archaeological undertaking initiated medical investigations in 2003, and during excavation and survey, researchers validated that Waka’ was once a key political and monetary heart good built-in into Classic-period lowland Maya civilization, and reconstructed many features of Maya lifestyles and formality task during this historical group. The learn specific during this quantity offers a wealth of recent, great, and scientifically excavated facts, which members procedure with clean theoretical insights. within the strategy, they lay out sound options for figuring out the ritual manipulation of monuments, landscapes, structures, items, and thoughts, in addition to comparable issues encompassing the functionality and negotiation of strength through the city’s huge sociopolitical history.
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