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By Hattula Moholy-Nagy

Occupied constantly for 1,500 years, Tikal was once an important demographic, fiscal, administrative, and formality middle of its sector. the gathering of fabrics recovered at Tikal is the biggest and such a lot assorted identified from the Lowlands.

This ebook presents a tremendous physique of basic facts. The artifacts, represented via such uncooked fabrics as chert and shell are labeled by way of kind, quantity, situation, attainable old use, shape, fabric, measurement, and such secondary alterations as ornament and remodeling, in addition to via spatial distribution, prevalence within the a variety of forms of constitution teams, restoration context, and date. a similar structure, aside from typology, is used for unworked fabrics corresponding to mineral pigments and vertebrate remains.

While few artifact stories transcend a catalog of gadgets prepared via sort or uncooked fabric, this record places the fabrics into their previous cultural contexts and therefore is of curiosity to a variety of scholars.

Content of this book's CD-ROM should be came upon on-line at this situation:

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