Comprehensive List of Articles, Reports, & Reviews

Volume 1 Number 1 March 1990



A Bibliography of Soviet Studies of the Ancient Cultures of Latin America.

Archaeological Research at the Lowland Maya Site of Rio Azul.

The Moche Revolt of the Objects.

Settlement History and the Classic Collapse at Copan: A Redefined Chronological Perspective.


La Pintura Occidental de Felino Cerro Sechin: Es Original o Falsa?

Volume 1 Number 2 June 1990


Some Formal Correspondences Between the Imperial Architecture of the Wari and Chimu Cultures of Ancient Peru.

The Productivity of Maguey Terrace Agriculture in Central Mexico During the Aztec Period.

Restos Humanos Asociados a la Piramide de Akapana (Tiwanaku, Bolivia).

Differential Bone-Refuse Accumulation in Food-Preparation and Traffic Areas on an Early Ecuadorian House Floor.

Ancient and Modern Maya Exploitation of the Jute Snail (Pachychilus).

Volume 1 Number 3 September 1990


Cultivation Intensity and Residential Site Structure: An Ethnoarchaeological Examination of Peasant Agriculture in the Sierra de los Tuxtlas, Veracruz, Mexico.

At the Margins of the Monte Alban State: Settlement Patterns in the Ejutla Valley, Oaxaca, Mexico.

The Sacred Cacao Groves of the Maya.

The Fall of Chichen Itza: A Preliminary Hypothesis.

The Misidentification of Mesoamerican Lithic Workshops.

Volume 1 Number 4 December 1990


The Preceramic Period Site of Paloma, Peru: Bioindications of Improving Adaptation to Sedentism.

Demographic and Architectural Retrodiction: An Ethnoarchaeological Case Study in the South American Tropical Lowlands.

El Comercio Clasico de Obsidiana: Rutas Entre Tierras Altas y Tierras Bajas en el Area Maya.

Volume 2 Number 1 March 1991


Pacariqtambo and the Mythical Origin of the Inca.

Cultural Responses to Environmental Catastrophes: Post-El Nino Subsistence on the Prehistoric North Coast of Peru.

Filtration-Gallery Irrigation in the Spanish New World.

High-Precision Trace-Element Characterization of Major Mesoamerican Obsidian Sources and Further Analyses of Artifacts from San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan, Mexico.


Archaeological Evidence of Rodent Consumption in Central Chile.

Volume 2 Number 2 June 1991


The Technology and Organization of Agricultural Production in the Tiwanaku State.

Formative Period Social Change in the Lower Rio Verde Valley, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Architectural Labor Investment and Social Stratification at Sayil, Yucatan, Mexico.

Sociopolitical Developments and Methodological Issues at Copan, Honduras: A Conjunctive Perspective.

Volume 2 Number 3 September 1991


Site-Planning and Concepts of Directionality Among the Ancient Maya.

Continuity and Change in Ceremonial Structures at Late Preceramic Asana, Southern Peru.


The Frequency and Antiquity of Prehistoric Coca-Leaf-Chewing Practices in Northern Chile: Radioimmunoassay of a Cocaine Metabolite in Human-Mummy Hair.

Maya Diets of the Rich and Poor: Paleoethnobotanical Evidence from Copan.

Volume 2 Number 4 December 1991


Late Postclassic Chronology in Western Morelos, Mexico.

A Crisis of Identity: Late Classic Competition and Interaction on the Southeast Maya Periphery.

A Comparative Evaluation of the Producer-Consumer Model for Lithic Exchange in Northern Belize, Central America.


Middle Preclassic Buildings and Burials at Cuello, Belize: 1990 Investigations.

Dimensional Standardization and Production Scale in Mesoamerican Ceramics.

Obsidian Blades from La Blanca, A Changing Lithic Industry on the South Coast of Guatemala.

Volume 3 Number 1 March 1992


Large-Site Archaeological Methods at Sayil, Yucatan, Mexico: Investigating Community Organization at a Prehispanic Maya Center.

The Interpretation of Survey Data: Two Case Studies from the Maya Area.

Early Coastal Subsistence Patterns in Central Chile: A Systematic Study of the Marine-Invertebrate Fauna from the Site of Curaumilla-1.


Analisis Quimico de Pisos de Ocupacion: Un Caso Etnografico en Tlaxcala, Mexico.

Volume 3 Number 2 June 1992


Ritual Pathways of the Inca: An Analysis of the Collasuyu Ceques in Cuzco.

Archaism or Tradition?: The Decapitation Theme in Cupisnique and Moche Iconography.

Obsidian-Artifact Source Analysis for the Mixtequilla Region, South-Central Veracruz, Mexico.

Volume 3 Number 3 September 1992


Ritual Pathways of the Inca: An Analysis of the Collasuyu Ceques in Cuzco.

Archaism or Tradition?: The Decapitation Theme in Cupisnique and Moche Iconography.

Obsidian-Artifact Source Analysis for the Mixtequilla Region, South-Central Veracruz, Mexico.

Volume 3 Number 4 December 1992


The Tuxtla Script: Steps Toward Decipherment Based on La Mojarra Stela 1.

Mortuary Practices and the Social Order at La Quemada, Zacatecas, Mexico.

Textiles and Ethnicity: Tiwanaku in San Pedro de Atacama, North Chile.

The Stone Ancestors: Idioms of Imperial Attire and Rank Among Huari Figurines.

Volume 4 Number 1 March 1993


The Business of Narrative at Tula: An Analysis of the Vestibule Frieze, Trade, and Ritual.

Tiwanaku Temples and State Expansion: A Tiwanaku Sunken-Court Temple in Moquegua, Peru.

Tecoh, Izamal: Nobleza indigena y conquista espanola.

Locating Maya Lowlands Spanish Colonial Towns: A Case Study from Belize.


A Dresden Codex Eclipse Sequence: Projections for the Years 1970-1992.

Volume 4 Number 2 June 1993


Worldview Materialized in Teotihuacan, Mexico.

Black-on-Orange Ceramic Production in the Aztec Empire’s Heartland.

Testing the Producer-Consumer Model for Santa Rita Corozal, Belize.


Arqueologia del Bajo Patia, fases y correlaciones en la costa pacifica de Colombia y Ecuador

Volume 4 Number 3 September 1993


Women, Rituals, and Social Dynamics at Ancient Chalcatzingo.

El Personaje del pie amputado en la cultura mochica del Peru: Un ensayo sober la arqueologica del poder.

Late Pre-Inkaic Ethnic Groups in Highland Peru: An Archaeological-Ethnohistorical Model of the Political Geography of the Cajamarca Region.


A Cache of 48 Nasca Trophy Heads from Cerro Carapo, Peru.

Volume 4 Number 4 December 1993


The Obsidian Hydration Dating Project at Copan: A Regional Approach and Why It Works.

The Function of Small Rockshelters in the Magallanes IV Phase Settlement System (South Patagonia).

Los lobos marinoss como recurso para cazadores-recolectores marinos: El caso de Tierra del Fuego.

Tecnologia y funcion de las puntas de Paijan: El aporte de la experimentacion.

Volume 5 Number 1 March 1994


The Tronadora Complex: Early Formative Ceramics in Northwestern Costa Rica.

Formation Processes of Large Earthen Residential Mounds in La Mixtequila, Veracruz, Mexico.

Soil Erosion, Slope Management, and Ancient Terracing in the Maya Lowlands.

Formative-Period Architecture at the Site of Yarumela, Central Honduras.

Volume 5 Number 2 June 1994


Reconstruction multidisciplinaria de la ocupacion prehistorica de Quereo, centro de Chile.

Drained Fields at La Tigra, Venezuelan Llanos: A Regional Perspective.

Arqueologia de la cuenca del Qaracha, Ayacucho, Peru.

Archaeology and Archaeoastronomy of Mount Tlaloc, Mexico: A Reconsideration.

Volume 5 Number 3 September 1994


Flakes to Blades? Middle Formative Development of Obsidian Artifacts in the Upper Belize River Valley.

Stature Change in Prehistoric May of the Southern Lowlands.

A Late Archaic Period Burial from the South-Central Andean Coast.

An Initial Consideration of Obsidian Procurement and Exchange in Prehispanic Ecuador.

Ecuadorian Obsidian Sources Used for Artifact Production and Methods for Provenience Assignments.

Volume 5 Number 4 December 1994


Demografia en la zona puuc: El recurso del metodo.

The Hydraulic Hypothesis Revisited: Lake Titicaca Basin Raised Fields in Theoretical Perspective.

A Ceramic Compositional Perspective on the Formative to Classic Transistion in Southen Mesoamerica.

Paracas in Nazca: New Data on the Early Horizon Occupation of the Rio Grande de Nazca Drainage, Peru.

Volume 6 Number 1 March 1995


Exchange Implications of Obsidian Source Analysis from the Lower Rio Verde Valley, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Land Evaluation and Ancient Maya Land Use in the Upper Belize River Area, Belize, Central America.

Chinchorro Bioarchaeology: Chronology and Mummy Seriation.

New Chronometric Dates for the Puquios of Nasca, Peru.

Marine Shell Bead Production and the Role of Domestic Craft Activities in the Economy of the Guangala Phase, Southwest Ecuador.

Volume 6 Number 2 June 1995


Water and Land in the Ancient Maya Community of La Milpa.

The Long Goodbye: Middle Preclassic Maya Archaeology at Cuello, Belize.

Microwear Analysis in the Southeast Maya Lowlands: Two Case Studies at Copan, Honduras.

Artificial Cranial Deformation in the Omo M10 Site: A Tiwanaku Complex from the Moquegua Valley, Peru.

The Archaeology of Dual Organization in Andean South America: A Theoretical Review and Case Study.

Volume 6 Number 3 September 1995


A Model of Fluctuating Labor Value and the Establishment of State Power: An Application to the Prehispanic Maya.

Underwater Archaeology, Salt Production, and Coastal Maya Trade at Stingray Lagoon, Belize.

The Puquios of Nasca

The Structural Paradox: Moche Culture as Political Ideology.


An I-Shaped Ball-Court at Pampa de Las Llamas-Moxeke, Peru.

Volume 6 Number 4 December 1995


Glimpses of the Supernatural: Altered States of Consciousness and the Graffiti of Tikal, Guatemala

Calakmul: New Data from an Ancient Maya Capital in Campeche, Mexico


Huaca de los Reyes Revisited: Clarification of the Archaeological Evidence

House of the Sun: The Inka Temple of Vilcanota

A Dresden Codex Mars Table?

Building J. at Monte Albán: A Correction and Reassessment of the Astronomical Hypothesis


Inka Storage Systems, edited by Terry Y. LeVine

Arqueología de cazadores-recolectores: l¡mites, casos y aperturas, compiled by Jose Luis Lanata and Luis Alberto Borrero

Inca Cosmology and the Human Body, by Constance Classen

Praehistoria No. 1, by Revista del Programa de Estudios Prehistóricos (Argentina)

Ancient South America, by Karen Olsen Bruhns

Regional Archaeology in Northern Manabí, Ecuador, Volume 1: Environment, Cultural Chronology, and Prehistoric Subsistence in the Jama River Valley

Maya History

The Drawings of Sahagún’s Primeros Memoriales Structure and Style

Culture and Contact: Charles C. DiPeso’s Gran Chichimeca

Book Notes

El Proyecto Michoacán 1983-1987: medio ambiente e introducción a los trabajos arqueológicos

Volume 7 Number 1 March 1996


Trace-element Analysis of Obsidian Sources and Artifacts of Central Chile (Maule River Basin) and Western Argentina (Colorado River)

Commodity or Gift: Teotihuacán Obsidian in the Maya Region

Mid-Holocene Cultural Interaction between the North Coast of Peru and Ecuador

A Mathematical Projection of Population Growth in the Copan Valley, Honduras, A.D. 400-800

Maya Multiples: Individuals, Entries, and Tombs in Structure A34 of Caracol, Belize


Royal Tombs of Sipán

Pampa Grande and the Mochica Culture

Un sitio de Guangala Temprano en el suroeste del Ecuador

Archaeology, Volcanism, and Remote Sensing in the Arenal Region, Costa Rica, edited by Payson D. Sheets and Brian R. McKee Mountains of Fire, Lands that Shake: Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions in the Historic Past of Central America (1505-1899)

Early Formative Pottery of the Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico

Mixteca-Puebla: Discoveries and Research in Mesoamerican Art and Archaeology

Arqueología del occidente de México: nuevas aportaciones

The Politics of Symbolism in the Mixtec Codices

Book Notes

The Indian in Spanish America: Centuries of Removal, Survival, and Integration. A Critical Anthology, Volume 1

Book Review Comment: Response to Claude-François Baudez Marilyn Beaudry-Corbett and John S. Henderson

Volume 7 Number 2 June 1996


Ancient Metallurgy in the Atacama: Evidence for Copper Smelting during Chile’s Early Ceramic Period

Ideology, Chiefly Power, and Material Culture: An Example from the Greater Antilles

Symbolic Sweatbaths of the Maya: Architectural Meaning in the Cross Group at Palenque, Mexico

Shamanic Journeys into the Otherworld of the Archaeic Chichimec


Tribal and Chiefly Warfare in South American

Tombs for the Living: Andean Mortuary Practices

Arte e historia de Perú antiguo, by Duccio Bonavia

Archaeological Research at Tumatumani, Juli, Peru

Maya Sculpture of Copán: The Iconography

The Highlands of the Lowlands: Environment and Archaeology in the Stann Creek District, Belize, Central America

How the Maya Built Their World

Maya Maritime Trade, Settlement, and Populations on Ambergris Caye, Belize

Book Notes

Rabinal Achi: Un drame dynastique maya de quinzième siècle

Demography and Empire, A Guide to the Population History of Spanish Central America, 1500-1821

Andes: Radiocarbon Database for Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru

Equity Issues for Women in Archeology

Volume 7 Number 3 September 1996


Tiwanaku Settlement System: The Integration of Nested Hierarchies in the Lower Tiwanaky Valley

Sociopolitical Implications of a New Emblem Glyph and Place Name in Classic Maya Inscriptions


Corporate Groups and Domestic Activities at Teotihuacan

Foodstuffs, Forests, Fields, and Shelter: A Paleoethnobotanical Analysis of Vessel Contents from the Cerén Site, El Salvador

Ceramic Seriation and Site Reoccupation in Lowland South America


Pumpu: Centro administrativo inka de la puna de Junín


Historia general del Perú

Las Chacras de Coporaque: Andenería y riego en el Valley del Colca

Book Notes

Armas y herramientas de metal prehispánicas en Bolivia

The Artifacts of Dzibilchaltun, Yucatan, Mexico: Shell, Polished Stone, Bone, Wood, and Ceramics

Ceramics and Artifacts from Excavations in the Copan Residential Zone

Volume 7 Number 4 December 1996


Central-Place Analyses in the La Entrada Region, Honduras: Implications for Understanding the Classic Maya Political and Economic Systems

The Thorny Oyster and the Origins of Empire: Implications of Recently Uncovered Spondylus Imagery from Chan Chan, Peru


Ventilated Hearth Structures in the Casma Valley, Peru

Early Agriculture in the Maya Lowlands


Traces Behind the Esmeraldas Shore: Prehistory of the Santiago-Cayapas Region, Ecuador

Creations of the Rainbow Serpent: Polychrome Ceramic Designs from Ancient Panama

Die Architektur der Sepulturas-Region Von Copán in Honduras

Settlement and Politics in Three Classic Maya Polities

Mortuary Practices and Skeletal Remains at Teotihuacán

Book Notes

Las canteras de Mitla, Oaxaca: tecnología para la arquitectura monumental

Volume 8 Number 1 March 1997


Of Royal Mantles and Blue Turquoise: The Meaning of the Mexica Emperor’s Mantle


An Ancient Maya Reservoir and Dam at Tamarindito, El Petén, Guatemala

A Chimu-Inka Ceramic-Manufacturing Center from the North Coast of Peru

Excavaciones arqueológicas en el sitio Cueva Tixi, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Biconical God Figurines from Cholula and the Codex Borgia

Transport Costs, Consumer Demand, and Patterns of Intraregional Exchange: A Perspective on Commodity Production and Distribution from Northern Belize


In Joanne Pillsbury’s article, “The Thorny Oyster and the Origins of Empire: Implications of Recently Uncovered Spondylus Imagery from Chan Chan, Peru” (Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 313-340), three lines of text were inadvertently repeated at the beginning of page 332, and three lines were dropped at the end of the page while the issue was in production at the printer. Page 332 should begin

Los Buceadores relief, shows a repeated…

and end with the following (incorporating the last line of that page)

…is not an argument for a strictly materialist explanation for the Los Buceadores relief: undoubtedly, there are various layers and interpretations of the imagery. Few, if any, inhabitants of Chan Chan [go to top of page 333]

The editors apologize for this oversight.

Volume 8 Number 2 June 1997


Domestic Life and Vertical Integration in the Tiwanaku Heartland

The Narrative Approach to Moche Iconography

Temprana complejidad funeraria de la cultural chinchorro (norte de Chile)


In the Realm of 8 Deer: The Archaeology of the Mixtec CodicesTwin City Tales: A Hermeneutical Reassessment of Tula and Chichén Itzá

At the Edge of the World: Caves and Late Classic Maya World View

Jalieza, Oaxaca: Activity Specialization at a Hilltop Center

Economies and Polities in the Aztec Realm

Zapotec Civilization: How Urban Society Evolved in Mexico’s Oaxaca Valley

Brutality and Benevolence: Human Ethology, Culture, and the Birth of Mexico

Chavín de Huántar. Excavaciones en la Galería de las Ofrendas

Moche: Propuestas y Perspectivas

Beyond Death. The Chinchorro Mummies of Ancient Chile

Book Notes

The Incas

Historical Archaeology in Latin America, 5 vols

Volume 8 Number 3 September 1997


Nonmarket Imperialism in the Prehispanic Americas: The Inka Occupation of the Titicaca Basin


Early Formative Platforms at Paso de la Amada, Chiapas, Mexico

Classic to Postclassic at Ek Balam, Yucatán: Architectural and Ceramic Evidence for Defining the Transition

Inka-Style Ceramics and Their Chronological Relationship to the Inka Expansion in the Southern Lake Titicaca Area (Bolivia)


Aztec Imperial Strategies

The Managed Mosaic: Ancient Maya Agriculture and Resource Use

Images from the Underworld: Naj Tunich and the Tradition of Maya Cave Painting

Paths to Central American Prehistory

Pyramids of Tucume: The Quest for Peru’s Forgotten City

Architecture and Power in the Ancient Andes: The Archaeology of Public Buildings

Limatambo: Archaeology, History and the Regional Societies of Inca Cusco

Astronomy and Empire in the Ancient Andes

Tiwanaku and Its Hinterland: Archaeology and Paleoecology of an Andean Civilization. Volume 1: Agroecology

Book Notes

The Aztecs

Caciques and Their People: A Volume in Honor of Ronald Spores

Secrets in Stone: Yokes, Hachas and Palmas from Southern Mesoamerica

Art of the Andes: From Chavín to Inca

Volume 8 Number 4 December 1997


Cultural Transformation at the Maya Postclassic Community of Laguna de On, Belize

Rebuilding the State in Highland Peru: Herder-Cultivator Interaction during the Late Intermediate Period in the Tarama-Chinchaycocha Region

Reconsidering the Ocampo Caves and the Era of Incipient Cultivation in Mesoamerica


The Function of Niched Halls in Wari Architecture

More on the Mars Table in the Dresden Codex

Volume 9 Number 1 March 1998


People with Cloth: Mesoamerican Economic Change from the Perspective of Cotton in South-Central Veracruz

Urbanism and Early State Formation in the Huamelulpan Valley of Southern Mexico


The Function of Niched Halls in Wari Architecture


Bones of the Maya: Studies of Ancient Skeletons

The Moche

Journal Review

Tawantinsuyu: An International Journal of Inka Studies, vols. 1 and 2

Volume 9 Number 2 June 1998


Prehispanic Causeways and Regional Politics in the Llanos of Barinas, Venezuela

Gliptodontes y Cazadores-Recolectores de la Region Pampeana (Argentina)

Ecology and Ritual: Water Management and the Maya


Integration of Archaeological Phase Information and Radiocarbon Results from the Jama River Valley, Ecuador: A Bayesian Approach


The Indigenous People of the Caribbean

Olmec to Aztec: Settlement Patterns in the Ancient Gulf Lowlands

Edzná: una ciudad prehispánica de Campeche/Edzná: A Pre-Columbian City in Campeche

Mummies and Mortuary Monuments: A Postprocessual Prehistory of Central Andean Social Organization

Volume 9 Number 3 September 1998


Cantona: Urbe Prehispanica en el Altiplano Central de Mexico

Mortuary Practices, Social Development, and Ideology in Precolumbian Puerto Rico

The Sanctuary of Titicaca: Where the Sun Returns to Earth

Clay Sources, Pottery Production, and Regional Economy in Chalchihuites, Mexico, A.D. 200-900


Art and Archaeology of Precolumbian Cuba

Daily Life in Maya Civilization

The Excavations at Corozal, Venezuela: Stratigraphy and Ceramic Seriation

Archaeological Survey in the Juli-Desaguadero Region of Lake Titicaca Basin, Southern Peru

Arqueología en el Uruguay: 120 años después

Volume 9 Number 4 December 1998


Preclassic Household Patterns Preserved Under Volcanic Ash at Tetimpa, Puebla, Mexico

Extending the Calakmul Dynasty Back in Time: A New Stela from a Maya Capital in Campeche, Mexico

Las tumbas de tiro de El Piñon, en el Cañon de Bolaños, Jalisco, México

Preceramic Connections between Yucatán and the Caribbean

Interpreting Intrasource Variation in the Composition of Obsidian: The Geoarchaeology of San Martín Jilotepeque, Guatemala


Teotihuacan: An Experiment in Living

Archaeology of the Cañada de Cuicatlan, Oaxaca

Recent Advances in the Archaeology of the Northern Andes

Contextos funerarios de Ancón: esbozo de una síntesis analítica

Volume 10 Number 1 March 1999


The Ring Villages of Central Brazil: A Challenge for Amazonian Archaeology

New Approaches to Ceramic Use and Discard: Cooking Pottery from the Peruvian Andes in Ethnoarchaeological Perspective


New Evidence on Jaguar Paw, a Ruler from Calakmul

Modified Human Skulls from the Urban Sector of the Pyramids of Moche, Northern Peru

Determining the Function of One of the New World’s Earliest Pottery Assemblages: The Case of San Jacinto, Columbia


Styles and State Formations


Ancient West Mexico: Art and Archaeology of the Unknown Past

Daily Life of the Aztecs: People of the Sun and Earth

Pottery Ethnoarchaeology in the Centril Maya Highlands

La Perspectiva Espacial en Arqueología

Montane Foragers: Asana and the South-Central Andean Archaic

Volume 10 Number 2 June 1999


Craft and Local Power: Embedded Specialization in Tiwanaku Cities


Excavations of Aztec Urban Houses at Yautepec, Mexico

An Aztec Palace at Chiconautla, Mexico

Estudios energéticos de la producción de cal en tiempos teotihuacanos y sus implicaciones

Entierros de Perros descubiertos en la antigua ciudad de Tula


The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru: Alfred L. Kroeber’s 1926 Expedition

Actividad Volcánica y Pueblos Precolombinos en el Ecuador

La Muerte en el Antiquo Perú: Contextos y Conceptos Funerarios

Volume 10 Number 3 September 1999


Contested Places and Places of Contest: The Evolution of Social Power and Ceremonial Space in Prehistoric Puerto Rico

Polychrome Pottery and Political Strategies in Late and Terminal Classic Lowland Maya Society


Mortuary Patterns of Regional Elites in the Lake Pátzcuaro Basin of Western Mexico

A New Perspective on the Relationships among Cream Paste Ceramic Traditions of Southeastern Mesoamerica

Mexican Obsidian at Tikal, Guatemala


Floods, Famines, and Emperors: El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations

Pre-Columbian Art

The Sowing and the Dawning: Termination, Dedication, and Transformation in the Archaeological and Ethnographic Record of Mesoamerica

In the Shadow of Monte Alban: Politics and Historiography in Postclassic Oaxaca, Mexico

La Escultura de Yaxchilan

Papers on the Madrid Codex

Arqueoictiofauna mexicana

Maya Stone Tools of Dzibilchaltun, Yucatan, and Becan and Chicanna, Campeche

The Sacred Landscape of the Inca: The Cusco Ceque System

Prehistoric Stonework in the Peruvian Andes: A Case Study at Ollantaytambo

The Ceramics of Raquira, Colombia: Gender, Work, and Economic Change

Rio Bec, Chenes, and Puuc Styles in Maya Architecture

Book Notes

Entre mitos y fabulas: el Ecuador aborigen

The Spirit of Ancient Peru

Ancient Civilizations of the New World

Heart of Heaven, Heart of Earth, and Other Mayan Folktales

La acropolis de Xochicalco

Volume 10 Number 4 December 1999


Style, Technology, and State Production: Inka Pottery Manufacture in the Leche Valley

Village Size and Permanence in Amazonia: Two Archaeological Examples from Brazil

The Pectorals of Altar Q and Structure 11: An Interpretation of the Political Organization at Copán, Honduras


The Ethnoarchaeology of Salt Production at Lake Cuitzeo, Michoacán, Mexico

Form and Function of Bipolar Lithic Artifacts from the Three Dog Site, San Salvador, Bahamas


The Emperor’s Mirror: Understanding Cultures through Primary Sources

The Shape of Inca History: Narrative and Architecture in an Andean Empire

Vorspanische Metallwaffen und -werkzeuge in Peru/Armas y herramientas de metal prehispánicas en Perú

Población, Subsistencia y Medio Ambiente en San Lorenzo Tenochtitlán

Río Azul: An Ancient Maya City

Man Corn: Cannibalism and Violence in the Prehistoric American Southwest

Book Notes

Excavations at the Indian Creek Site, Antigua, West Indies

Warriors of the Clouds: A Lost Civilization in the Upper Amazon of Peru

Investigaciones arqueológicas en el sitio STucTav 5 (El Pichao), Provincia de Tucumán (vol. 2)

Los centros ceremoniales del NOA (vol. 5)

Aproximación al estudio de los patrones de asentamiento en el Valle de Ambato (Prov. de Catamarca, Argentina) (vol. 6)

Análisis del material arqueológico de la colección Rosso procedente del Departamento de Ambato, Provincia de Catamarca (vol 7)

A Maya Palace in Mexico—Structure IV at Becan, Campeche

The Aztec and Maya Papermakers

Hach Winik: The Lacandon Maya of Chiapas, Southern Mexico

Volume 11 Number 1 March 2000


Comparative Analysis of the Río Balsas and Tehuacán Models for the Origins of Maize

Pottery Production and Microcosmic Organization: The Residential Structure of La Quemada, Zacatecas

Prehistoric Genetic and Culture Change: A Bioarchaeological Search for Pre-Inka Altiplano Colonies in the Coastal Valleys of Moquegua, Peru, and Azapa, Chile


Formative Period Round Structures of the Upper Belize River Valley

Book Review Essays

Two Perspectives on the Rise of Civilization in Mesoamerica’s Oaxaca Valley

—Ancient Oaxaca: The Monte Albán State

The Native Cultures of the Southern Continent: An Attempted Triangulation

—Indigenous South Americans of the Past and Present: An Ecological Perspective

Book Reviews

Dead Giveaways

Maya Conquistador

Mexican Painted Manuscripts in the United Kingdom

The Codex Lopez Ruiz: A Lost Mixtec Pictorial Manuscript

Mesoamerican Architecture as a Cultural Symbol

The Archaeology of Mesoamerica: Mexican and European Perspectives

The Lords of Tikal: Rulers of an Ancient Maya City

Sculpture in the Ancient Maya Plaza: The Early Classic Period

Motagua Colonial: Conquest and Colonization in the Motagua River Valley of Guatemala

Tecnologías Prehispánicas de la obsidiana: Los centros de producción de la región de Zináparo—Prieto, Michoacan

The Origins of Agriculture in the Lowland Neotropics

Corn in Clay: Maize Paleoethnobotany in Pre-Columbian Art

Una Exploracion Arqueologica del Pichincha Occidental, Ecuador

Material Symbols: Culture and Economy in Prehistory

Volume 11 Number 2 June 2000


Inka Administration of the Far South Coast of Peru

A Ceramic Perspective on the Formative to Classic Transition in Southern Veracruz, Mexico


Flaked Stone and Social Interaction in the Casas Grandes Region, Chihuahua, Mexico

A Classic Maya House-Lot Drainage System in Northwestern Belize

Book Review Essays

Scale and Complexity in Archaic States

Archaic States

Technology “as a Fully Human Experience”: Metallurgical Origins and Development in West Mexico

The Sounds and Colors of Power: The Sacred Metallurgical Technology of Ancient West Mexico

Book Reviews

Early America Revisited

Chiefdoms and Chieftaincy in the Americas

Women in Ancient America

Latin American Art: Ancient to Modern

Pacific Latin America in Prehistory: The Evolution of Archaic and Formative Cultures

Codex Chimalpahin, vols. 1 and 2

Arqueología de la Costa de Oaxaca: Asentamientos del Periodo Formativo en el Valle del Río Verde Inferior

Maya Art and Architecture

Function and Meaning in Classic Maya Architecture

El Clásico Medio en el Noroccidente de Yucatán. La fase Oxkintok Regional en Oxkintok (Yucatán) como paradigma

The Casas Grandes World

The Ethics of Collecting Cultural Property: Whose Culture? Whose Property?

Studies in Culture Contact: Interaction, Culture Change, and Archaeology

A Dictionary of the Maya Language as Spoken in Hocaba, Yucatan

Book Notes

Food, Gender, and Poverty in the Ecuadorian Andes

Blue Lakes and Silver Cities: The Colonial Arts and Architecture of West Mexico

Zapotec Weavers of Teotitlan

Assembling the Past: Studies in the Professionalization of Archaeology

Archaeologies of Landscape: Contemporary Perspectives

Volume 11 Number 3 September 2000


Plants, People, and Culture in the Prehistoric Central Bahamas: A View from the Three Dog Site, An Early Lucayan Settlement on San Salvador Island, Bahamas

Archaeofaunal Accumulation, Fragmented Forests, and Anthropogenic Landscape Mosaics in the Tropical Lowlands of Prehispanic Ecuador

Locating the Quispisisa Obsidian Source in the Department of Ayacucho, Peru

Determining the Geological Provenance of Obsidian Artifacts from the Maya Region: A Test of the Efficacy of Visual Sourcing

The Barricade and Abandonment of Chunchucmil: Implications for Northern Maya Warfare

Round Structures, Household Identity, and Public Performance in Preclassic Maya Society


Pachacamac durant l’intermédiaire recent: Étude d’un site monumental préhispanique de la Côte du Peru

Early Scholars’ Visits to Central America: Reports by Karl Sapper, Walter Lehman, and Franz Termer

Social Patterns in Pre-Classic Mesoamerica: A Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 9 and 10 October 1993

The Tenochca Empire of Ancient Mexico: The Triple Alliance of Tenochtitlan, Tetzcoco, and Tlacopan

City of Sacrifice: The Aztec Empire and the Role of Violence in Civilization

Eating Landscapes: Aztec and European Occupation of Tlalocan

A Favored Place: San Juan River Wetlands, Central Veracruz, A.D. 500 to the Present

Book Notes

Bones, Boats, and Bison: Archeology and the First Colonization of Western North America

Empire of Sand: The Seri Indians and the Struggle for Spanish Sonora, 1645-1803

The Native Leisure Class: Consumption and Cultural Creativity in the Andes

Inka Bodies and the Body of Christ: Corpus Christi in Colonial Cuzco, Peru

The Ancient Civilizations of Mesoamerica: A ReaderA Grammar of Misantla Totonac

Volume 11 Number 4 December 2000


From Discard to Divination: Demarcating the Sacred Through the Collection and Curation of Discarded Objects

Exotic Goods and Everyday Chiefs: Long-Distance Exchange and Indigenous Sociopolitical Development in the South Central Andes

The Body Context: Interpreting Early Nasca Decapitated Burials


Wari Ritual Power at Conchopata: An Interpretation of Anadenanthera colubrina Iconography

Astronomical Alignments at Teotihuacan

Book Review Essay

Ancient Maya Chronicles and Modern Academic Positioning

The Lost Chronicles of the Maya Kings

Book Reviews

Stories in Red and Black: Pictorial Histories of the Aztec and Mixtec

Xipe Totec, Notre Seigneur l’Écorché: Étude Glyphique d’un Dieu Aztèque

El Códice de Tepoztlan: Imagen de un pueblo resistente, by Gordon Brotherston; Mexican Codices and Archeology (special issue), and Footprints through Time: Mexican Pictorial Manuscripts at the Lilly Library

Historiography of the Bènizàa: The Postclassic and Early Colonial Periods (1000-600 A.D.)

The Book of Chilam Balam of Na: Facsimile, Translation, and Edited Text

Star Gods of the Maya: Astronomy in Art, Folklore, and Calendars

Venus, lluvia y maíz: Simbolismo y astronomía en la cosmovisión mesoamericana

Pulltrouser Swamp, A Lowland Maya Community Cluster in Northern Belize: The Settlement Maps

The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas. Volume II, Mesoamerica, part 2

Inca Myths

Sed Non Satiata: Teoría Social en la Arqueología Latinoamericana Contemporánea

Complex Polities in the Ancient Tropical World

Book Notes

Human Impact on Ancient Environments

The Aztecs

Aztec Ceremonial Landscapes

Excavaciones en la Catedral y el Sagrario Metropolitanos: Programa de arqueología urbana

The Xilixana Yanomami of the Amazon: History, Social Structure, and Population Dynamics

Volume 12 Number 1 March 2001


Beginnings of Village Life in Eastern Mesoamerica

Volcanism, Ecology, and Culture: A Reassessment of the Volcán Ilopango TBJ Eruption in the Southern Maya Realm

Majolica in the Early Colonial Andes: The Role of Panamanian Wares


El desarrollo cultural en el valle de Azapa, extremo norte de Chile y suvinculación con los desplazamientos poblacionales altiplánicos

Cerro Baúl: A Wari Center on the Tiwanaku Frontier


Genetic Evidence and the Origin of Maize

Validity of AMS Dates on Maize from the Tehuacán Valley: A Comment on MacNeish And Eubanks

An Interdisciplinary Perspective on the Origin of Maize

A Response to Long’s Radiocarbon Determinations That Attempt to Put Acceptable Chronology on the Fritz

Book Review Essays

Climatic Change and the Classic Maya Collapse: The Return of Catastrophism

Tropical Frontiers


The Curassow’s Crest: Myths and Symbols in the Ceramics of Ancient Panama

Crafts, Capitalism, and Women: The Potters of La Chamba, Colombia

The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas. Volume II, Mesoamerica, part 1

Living With the Ancestors: Kinship and Kingship in Ancient Maya Society

Reconstructing Ancient Maya Diet

Cerámica de la fase Xoo (Epoca Monte Albán IIIB-IV) del Valle de Oaxaca

Anales de Tlatelolco: Los manuscritos 22 y 22bis de la Bibliothèque de France

Sociocultural Evolution: Calculation and Contingency

Book Notes

Ancient Civilizations of Mexico and Central America

Sacred Monkey River: A Canoe Trip with the Gods

Itzaj Maya Grammar

Volume 12 Number 2 June 2001


A Calendrical and Demographic Tomb Text from Northern Peru

Paleoecological Evidence of an Early Postclassic Occupation in the Southwestern Maya Lowlands: Laguna Las Pozas, Guatemala

Alfarería temprana en sitios de cazadores—recolectores de la región pampeana (Argentina)


The Chronology of Conquest: Implications of New Radiocarbon Analyses from the Cañada de Cuicatlán, Oaxaca

La deformación artificial en el período Arcáico de Arica

Book Review Essays

Voices from the Aztec Periphery

Ancient Economy and Alternative Approaches to Stone Tools at Copán, Honduras


Between the Lines: The Mystery of the Giant Ground Drawings of Ancient Nasca, Peru

Ceramic Production and Distribution in the Chavín Sphere of Influence (North-Central Andes)

Historical Dictionary of Ancient Mesoamerica

Tepetitlán: Un espacio doméstico rural en el área de Tula / A Rural Household in the Toltec HeartlandEl Chagüite, Jalapa: El Período Formativo en el Oriente de Guatemala

Book Notes

Archaeological Investigation at the Site of El Inga, Ecuador

Beyond Cloth and Cordage: Archaeological Textile Research in the Americas

Estudios mexicas

Volume 12 Number 3 September 2001


Las estructuras tumulares (cerritos) del litoral atlántico uruquayo

Household and Family at Moche, Peru: An Analysis of Building and Residence Patterns in a Prehispanic Urban Center


Expedient Shell Tools from the Northern West Indies

Presencia de mayólicas panameñas en el mundo colonial: algunas consideraciones acerca de su distribución y cronología


The Continuing Quest for El Dorado: Round Two – Betty J. Meggers

In Quest of Prehistoric Amazonia

Of Lost Civilization and Primitive Tribes, Amazonia: A Reply to Meggers

Book Review Essay

Teotihuacan and the Development of Postclassic Mesoamerica


Reading Inca History

The First South Americans: The Peopling of a Continent from the Earliest Evidence to High Culture

Lost Shores, Forgotten Peoples: Spanish Explorations of the South East Maya Lowlands

Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encylopedia

Relación de la Nueva España

Relación de las dos entradas que hice a la conversión de los gentiles ytzáx, y cehaches

Mayas del Puuc: Arqueología de la región de Xculuc, Campeche

Land of the Turkey and the Deer: Recent Research in Yucatan

Archaeology in Latin America

Awatimarka: The Ethnoarchaeology of an Andean Herding Community

Imperfect Balance: Landscape Transformations in the Precolumbian Americas

Volume 12 Number 4 December 2001


Returning to the Source: Social Archaeology as Latin American Philosophy


Social Complexity and Food Systems at Altun Ha, Belize: The Isotopic Evidence


Systemic Constraints on Tool Design, Manufacture, and Selection Strategies in a Transhumant Agro-Pastoral Context

Late Paleo-Indian Coastal Foragers: Specialized Extractive Behavior at Quebrada Tacahuay, Peru


Ancient Maya Defensive Barricades, Warfare, and Site Abandonment

Book Reviews

Beyond Kinship: Social and Material Reproduction in House Societies

In the Realm of Nachan Kan: Postclassic Maya Archaeology at Laguna de On, Belize

Social Integration in the Ancient Maya Hinterlands: Ceramic Variability in the Belize River Area

Time, History and Belief in Aztec and Colonial Mexico

Book Notes

Max Uhle (1856-1944): Pläne archäologischer Stätten im Andengebeit. Planos de sitios arqueológicos en el área andina

Ancient Kings of Peru: The Reliability of the Chronicle of Fernando de Montesinos: Correlating the Dynasty Lists With Current Prehistoric Periodization in the Andes.

Along the Inca Road: A Woman’s Journey into an Ancient Empire

The Symbolism in the Plastic and Pictorial Representations of Ancient Mexico: A Symposium of the 46th International Congress of Americanists, Amsterdam 1988

History of the Triumphs of Our Hold Faith Amongst the Most Barbarous and Fierce Peoples of the New World

Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado of Northwestern Mexico

Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert

Handbook of Rock Art Research

Volume 13 Number 1 March 2002


Imperial and Social Relations in Postclassic South-Central Veracruz

Out of Many, One: Style and Social Boundaries in Tiwanaku


An Early Classic Colonnaded Building at the Maya Site of Blue Creek, Belize

A Preliminary Study of Preclassic Maya Spouted Vessels

Description and History of Exploitation of the Alca Obsidian Source, Peru


The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas. Volume III, South America, part 2

Precolumbian Gold: Technology, Style, and Iconography

Formativo Sudamericano, una revaluación: Ponencias presentadas en el Simposio Internacional de Arqueología Sudamericana, Cuenca-Ecuador, 13-17 de enero de 1992: Homenaje a Alberto Rex González y Betty J. Meggers

Ethnoarchaeology of Andean South America: Contributions to Archaeological Method and Theory

Place of the Lord’s Daughter: Rab’inal, Its History, Its Dance-Drama

Les au-delàs aztèquesm

Moqueries et métamorphoses d’un dieu aztèque: Tezcatlipoca, le “Seigneur au miroir fumant,”

Les salines préhispaniques du bassin de Sayula (Occident du Mexique): Milieu et techniques

Unknown Island: Seri Indians, Europeans, and San Esteban Island in the Gulf of California

Volume 13 Number 2 June 2002


Power without Bounds? Middle Preclassic Political Developments in the Naco Valley, Honduras

Atalla: A Center on the Periphery of the Chavín Horizon


A Middle Archaic Site on the West Coast of Mexico

Spatial Orders in Maya Civic Plans

Geographic Identities of the Sacrificial Victims from the Feathered Serpent Pyramid, Teotihuacan: Implications for the Nature of State Power


Empires: Perspectives from Archaeology and History

Environmental Disaster and the Archaeology of Human Response

Classic Period Mixtequilla: Diachronic Inferences From Residential Investigations

The Decipherment of Ancient Maya Writing

El sitio Maya de Topoxté: investigaciones en una isla del lago Yaxhá, Petén, Guatemala

Trees of Paradise and Pillars of the World: The Serial Stela Cycle of “18-Rabbit-God K,” King of Copan

Last Rites of the Tipu Maya: Genetic Structuring in a Colonial Cemetery

Greater Mesoamerica: The Archaeology of West and Northwest Mexico

Alcohol in Ancient Mexico

Volume 13 Number 3 September 2002


Houses on a Hill: Classic Period Life at El Palmillo, Oaxaca, Mexico

Feasting and Ancestor Veneration at Chinchawas, North Highlands of Ancash, Peru

Domestic and Political Lives of Classic Maya Elites: The Excavation of Rapidly Abandoned Structures at Aguateca, Guatemala


Soil Chemical Analysis of Ancient Activities in Cerén, El Salvador: A Case Study of a Rapidly Abandoned Site

The Potential Role of Small Depressions as Water Storage Features in the Central Maya Lowlands


The Protoclassic in the Maya Lowlands

Classic Period Mixtequilla: Diachronic Inferences From Residential Investigations

Estudios cerámicos en el occidente y norte de México

Prehispanic Settlement Patterns in the Upper Mantaro and Tarma Drainages, Junín, Peru. Volume 1, Parts 1 and 2, The Tarama-Chinchaycocha Region

Prehispanic Chiefdoms in the Valle de la Plata, Volume 4: Vertical Economy, Interchange, and Social Change During the Formative Period / Cacicazgos Prehispánicos del Valle de la Plata, Tomo 4: Economía Vertical, Intercambio, y Cambio Social durante el Período Formativo

Caminos Precolombinos: las vías, los ingenieros y los viajeros

Island Lives: Historical Archaeologies of the Caribbean

Volume 13 Number 4 December 2002


Irrigation and the Origins of the Southern Moche State on the North Coast of Peru

Getting Closer to the Source: Using Ethnoarchaeology to Find Ancient Pottery Making in the Naco Valley, Honduras

Left/Right Symbolism and the Body in Ancient Maya Iconography and Culture


Evidence for Early Long-Distance Obsidian Exchange and Watercraft Use from the Southern Lake Titicaca Basin of Bolivia and Peru

Roedores Y Lagartos Como Emergentes De La Diversificacion De La Subsistencia Durante El Holoceno Tardio En Sierras De La Region Pampeana Argentina


Shaping Culture: Making Pots and Constructing Households: An Ethnoarchaeological Study of Pottery Production, Trade and Use in the Andes

Book Notes

History of the Conquest of Mexico and History of the Conquest of Peru

Central America: A Natural and Cultural History

Volume 14 Number 1 March 2003


Inka Pottery as Culinary Equipment: Food, Feasting, and Gender in Imperial State Design

Early Formative Pottery from the Tuxtla Mountains and Implications for Gulf Olmec Origins

Local Elites and the Reformation of Late Intermediate Period Sociopolitical and Economic Organization in Nasca, Peru


Indigenous Ware or Spanish Import? The Case of Indígena Ware and Approaches to Power in Colonial Mexico


Intercambio y comercio entre costa, andes y selva: Arqueología y etnohistoria de Suramérica

Fiestas de los pueblos indígenas: ritos aztecas, las fiestas de las veintanas

Guaman Poma y Blas Valera: Tradición Andina e Historia Colonial. Actas del Coloquio Internacional, Instituto Italo-Lationoamericano, Roma, 29-30 de Septiembre de 1999

Guaman Poma and His Illustrated Chronicle from Colonial Peru: From a Century of Scholarship to a New Era of Reading / Guaman Poma y su crónica ilustrada del Perú colonial: un siglo de investigaciones hacia una nueva era de lectura

Andean Worlds: Indigenous History, Culture, and Consciousness under Spanish Rule

Book Notes


Ritual Sacrifice in Ancient Peru

Grammar of the Mexican Language, With an Explanation of its Adverbs (1645), by Horacio Carochi, S.J.; and Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts

Náyari History, Politics, and Violence: From Flowers to Ash

Feasts: Archaeological and Ethnographic Perspectives on Food, Politics, and Power

Mesoamerica’s Ancient Cities: Aerial Views of Pre-Columbian Ruins in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras

The Road to Aztlan: Art from a Mythic Homeland

From Leaders to Rulers

Mesoamerica’s Ancient Cities: Aerial Views of Pre-Columbian Ruins in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras

The Last Saltmakers of Nexquipayac, Mexico: An Archaeological Ethnography

Encyclopedia of Prehistory Middle America

Reconstruyendo la ciudad maya: el urbanismo en las sociedades antiguas

Animals and Plants of the Ancient Maya: A Guide

Casas Grandes and Its Hinterland: Prehistoric Regional Organization in Northwest Mexico

The Sport and Life and Death: The Mesoamerican Ballgame

Ancient Maya Women

The Articulated Peasant: Household Economies in the Andes

Lines in the Water. Nature and Culture at Lake Titicaca

Volume 14 Number 2 June 2003


The Theoretical Landscape and the Methodological Development of Archaeology in Latin America

La Orientación Este De Los Entierros Aborígenes En Cuevas De Cuba: Remate De Una Fábula

Maya Calendar Reform? Evidence from Orientations of Specialized Architectural Assemblages


Sak Tz’i’, a Classic Maya Center: A Locational Model Based on GIS and Epigraphy

Geologic Water Storage In Precolumbian Peru

Caves and Ancient Maya Ritual Use of Jute


Can We Read Cosmology in Ancient Maya City Plans? Comment on Ashmore and Sabloff

Interpreting Ancient Maya Civic Plans: Reply to Smith

Book Notes

War and Society in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds: Asia, the Mediterranean, Europe, and Mesoamerica

Theaters of Conversion: Religious Architecture and Indian Artisans in Colonial Mexico

Mesoamerican Healers

Volume 14 Number 3 September 2003


From Stewards to Bureaucrats: Architecture and Information Flow at Chan Chan, Peru

Late Classic Maya Water Management and Community Organization At Copan, Honduras


Source Attribution and the Utilization of Obsidian in the Maya Area

First Report of a Newly Discovered Paleoindian Quarry Site on The Isthmus Of Panama

Comments on the Mainland Origins of the Preceramic Cultures of the Greater Antilles

Chenopodium Cultivation and Formative Period Agriculture at Chiripa, Bolivia


Stories in Red and Black: Pictorial Histories of the Aztec and Mixtec

Zapotec Science: Farming and Food in the Northern Sierra of Oaxaca

The First Americans: The Pleistocene Colonization of the New World. Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences no. 27, Wattis Symposium Series in Anthropology

Les salines prehispaniques du bassin de Sayula (occident du Mexique): Milieu et techniques

Mayan Glyphs for Aficionados and Aspiring Epigraphers Reading the Maya Glyphs, by Michael D. Coe and Mark Van Stone; How to Read Maya Hieroglyphs, by John Montgomery; and A Thematic Bibliography of Ancient Maya Writing

Handbook of Mesoamerican Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Rituals, and Beliefs of Mexico and Central America

Volume 14 Number 4 December 2003


Nohoch Ek Revisited: The Minor Center as Manor

Coexistencia de Cazadores Recolectores y Horticultores Tempranos en la Cordillera Andina de Chile Central

The Exemplary Center of the Late Postclassic Kowoj Maya

Water, Huacas, and Ancestor Worship: Traces of a Sacred Wari Lands


Guardian of the Acropolis: The Sacred Space of a Royal Burial at Piedras Negras, Guatemala

The Organization of Staple Crop Production at K’axob, Belize

Student Reviews

The Aztec Templo Mayor: A Visualization

Hinterland Households: Rural Agrarian Household Diversity in Northwest Honduras

Salt: White Gold of the Ancient Maya

El Héroe entre el Mito y la Historia

In the Realm of Nachan Kam: Postclassic Maya Archaeology at Laguna de On, Belize

Maya Palaces and Elite Residences: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Archaeology at La Isabela: America’s First European Town, by Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent; and Columbus’s Outpost among the Taíno: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498


Teotihuacan: Ceramics, Chronology and Cultural Trends

Volume 15 Number 1 March 2004


Mortuary Preferences: A Wari Culture Case Study from Middle Horizon Peru  

Monte Negro and the Urban Revolution in Oaxaca, Mexico

Households, Crafts, and Feasting in the Ancient Andes: The Village Context of Early Nasca Craft Consumption


Patrón funerario arcaico temprano del sitio Acha-3 y su relación con Chinchorro: cazadores, pescadores, y recolectores de la costa norte de Chile

Book Review Essay

Daily Life of the Aztecs

Book Reviews

Latin American Thought: Philosophical Problems and Arguments

Zapotec Hieroglyphic Writing

Cultivated Landscapes of Middle America on the Eve of the Conquest

Cultivated Landscapes of Native America and the Andes

The Flow of Power: Ancient Water Systems and Landscapes

Volume 15 Number 2 June 2004


Evaluation of Systematic Surface Evidence for Pottery Production in Veracruz, Mexico  

The “Invisible” Maya: Minimally Mounded Residential Settlement at Itzán, Petén, Guatemala

Immigration, Assimilation and Status in the Ancient City of Teotihuacan: Stable Isotopic Evidence from Tlajinga 33  


Prehistoric Salt Production at El Salado, Veracruz, Mexico  

Preclassic Obsidian Procurement and Utilization at the Maya Site of Colha, Belize


The Sola Valley and the Monte Albán State: A Study of Zapotec Imperial Expansion

Settlement Archaeology and Political Economy at Tres Zapotes, Veracruz, Mexico

The Postclassic Mesoamerican World

Tropical Forest Archaeology in Western Pichincha, Ecuador

Volume 15 Number 3 December 2004


Opportunities for Advancement: Intra-Community Power Contests in the Midst of Political Decentralization in Terminal Classic Southeastern Mesoamerica

Lord 8 Deer “Jaguar Claw” and the Land of the Sky: The Archaeology and History of Tututepec

The Chimú Sculptures of Huacas Tacaynamo and El Dragon, Moche Valley, Peru  


Architecture and Polity in the Formative Lake Titicaca Basin, Bolivia

Ceramic Diversity in Chavín de Huantar, Peru


Encyclopedia of Prehistory

The Caste War of Yucatán

Volume 15 Number 4 December 2004


The Manipulation of Human Remains in Moche Society: Delayed Burials, Grave Reopening, and Secondary Offerings of Human Bones on the Peruvian North Coast  

The Southeastern Inka Frontier against the Chiriguanos: Structure and Dynamics of the Inka Imperial Borderlands  


Evidence for Long-Distance Transportation of Building Stones in the Inka Empire, from Cuzco, Peru to Saraguro, Ecuador

A Late Monte Albán I Phase (300-100 B.C.) Palace In The Valley Of Oaxaca  


Heterarchy, Political Economy, and the Ancient Maya

The Artifacts of Tikal: Utilitarian Artifacts and Unworked Material

Visions of a Huichol Shaman

Art and Archaeology of Pre-Columbian Cuba

Heart of Creation: The Mesoamerican World and the Legacy of Linda ScheleIncidents of Archaeology in Central America and Yucatan: Essays in Honor of Edwin M. Shook

A Scattering of Jades: Stories, Poems, and Prayers of the Aztecs

Portable Personal Possessions (Artifacts of the Spanish Colonies of Florida and the Caribbean, 1500-1800—Volume 2)

La “vera” visione dei vinti e la conquista del Messico nelle fonti azteche

Ancient Nasca Settlement and Society

Tikal: An Illustrated History of the Ancient Maya Capital

Modern Society Archaeology in South America: Material Culture, Discourses and Practices

Volume 17 Number 1 March 2006


States and Households: The Social Organization of Terrace Agriculture in Postclassic Mixteca Alta, Oaxaca, Mexico  

Specialized Production of San Martín Orange Ware at Teotihuacan, Mexico

Methodological Issues in the Provenance Investigation of Early Formative Mesoamerican Ceramics


Elemental Analysis of Alkalis and Dental Deposits Associated with Coca Chewing In Ecuador


On The Logic of Archaeological Inference: Early Formative Pottery and the Evolution of Mesoamerican Societies  

Smokescreens in the Provenance Investigation Of Early Formative Mesoamerican Ceramics  

Volume 17 Number 2 June 2006


Architecture, Caching, and Foreign Contacts at Chac (II), Yucatan, Mexico  

Socioeconomic Inequality and the Consumption of Chipped Stone at El Palmillo, Oaxaca, Mexico

The Politics of Community and Inka Statecraft in the Colca Valley, Peru

Preceramic Occupations in Belize: Updating the Paleoindian and Archaic Record


An Ancient Maya Dock and Dam at Blue Creek, Rio Hondo, Belize

Volume 17 Number 3 September 2006


The Pampa de Chaparrí: Water, Land, and Politics on the North Coast of Peru

Understanding Middle Horizon Peru: Hermeneutic Spirals, Interpretative Traditions, and Wari Administrative Centers  

Early Maya Adaptive Patterns: Mid–Late Holocene Paleoenvironmental Evidence from Pacific Guatemala  


Long-Term Trends in Prehistoric Fishing and Hunting on Tobago, West Indies

A Preliminary Geoarchaeological Investigation of Ground Stone Tools in and Around the Maya Mountains, Toledo District, Belize  


Signs of the Inka Khipu: Binary Coding in the Andean Knotted-String Records

Plants of the Peten Itza’ Maya: Plantas de los may itza’ del Peten

Early Earthquakes of the Americas

Volume 17 Number 4 December 2006


Aztec Teotihuacán: Political Processes at a Postclassic and Early Colonial City-State in the Basin Of Mexico, A.D. 1200–1650

A Critical Approach to 14C Dating in the Caribbean: Using Chronometric Hygiene to Evaluate Chronological Control and Prehistoric Settlement

A Frontier Perspective on Paracas Society and Nasca Ethnogenesis  

El Templete Tulán de la Puna de Atacama: Emergencia de Complejidad Ritual Durante el Formativo Temprano (Norte de Chile)  

Chronology, Subsistence, and the Earliest Formative of Central Tlaxcala, Mexico  

Procedures in Human Heart Extraction and Ritual Meaning: A Taphonomic Assessment of Anthropogenic Marks in Classic Maya Skeletons  


Montículos de la Cuenca de la Laguna Merín Tiempo, Espacio y Sociedad

Compositional and Stylistic Analysis of Aztec-Era Ceramics: Provincial Strategies at the Edge of Empire, South-Central Veracruz, Mexico

El Bosque Domesticado, el Bosque Cultivado: Un Proceso Milenario en el Valle Medio del Río Porce en el Noroccidente Colombiano

Ceramic Production and Exchange in Late/Terminal Formative Period Oaxaca

3,000 Years of Occupation in Upper Valley Nasca: Excavations at Upanca

Book Review Essay

The Linguistics of Maya Writing, edited by Søren Wichmann; How to Read Maya Hieroglyphs, by John Montgomery; and Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions, vol. 8, part 1


Continuities and Changes in Maya Archaeology: Perspectives at the Millennium, edited by Charles W. Golden and Greg Borgestede

In the Maw of the Earth Monster: Mesoamerican Ritual Cave UseThe Tutu Archaeological Village Site: A Multidisciplinary Case Study in Human Adaptation

Bienes estratégicos del antiguo occidente de México: Producción e Intercambio

Volume 18 Number 1 December 2007


Elite Artists and Craft Producers in Classic Maya Society: Lithic Evidence From Aguateca, Guatemala  


Formative and Classic Period Obsidian Procurement in Central Mexico: A Compositional Study Using Laser Ablation–Inductively Coupled Plasma–Mass Spectrometry

Sourcing the Palygorskite Used in Maya Blue: A Pilot Study Comparing the Results of Inaa and La-Icp-Ms

Inter-Regional and Intra-Regional Scale Compositional Variability in Pottery from South-Central Veracruz, Mexico

Bioarchaeological Evidence for Social and Temporal Differences in Diet at Piedras Negras, Guatemala


Noble Savages Versus Savage Nobles: Gibson’s Apocalyptic View of the Maya. Review of Apocalypto

Continuity and Change in Text and Image at Chichén Itzá, Yucatán, Mexico: A Study of the Inscriptions, Iconography, and Architecture at a Late Classic to Early Postclassic Maya Site

Historias Del Desierto: Arqueología Del Norte De Chile

Greater Mesoamerica: The Archaeology of West and Northwest Mexico

Surveying the Archaeology of Northwest Mexico

Hilltop Terrace Sites of Oaxaca, Mexico: Intensive Surface Survey at Guirún, El Palmillo and the Mitla Fortress

Understanding Early Classic Copan

Andean Diaspora: The Tiwanaku Colonies and the Origins of South American Empire

Tafonomía Regional y Estudios Arqueofaunísticos de Cetáceos en Tierra del Fuego y Patagonia Meridional

Volume 18 Number 2 December 2007


In The Aftermath of Teotihuacan: Epiclassic Pottery Production and Distribution in the Teotihuacan Valley, Mexico

Ancient DNA and Genetic Continuity in the South Central Andes

Diversity Specialists: Coastal Resource Management and Historical Contingency in the Osmore Desert of Southern Peru

Multiple Classifications: An Alternative Approach to the Investigation of Maya Ceramics


Defensibility and Settlement Patterns in the Guatemalan Maya Highlands

A Paleoecological Record from a Late Classic Maya Reservoir in the North Petén


Lightning Warrior: Maya Art and Kingship at Quirigua

Ancient Maya: The Rise and Fall of a Rainforest Civilization

Representing Aztec Ritual: Performance, Text, and Image in the Work of Sahagún

Las Sociedades Prehispánicas de la Sierra Norte del Ecuador: Una aproximación arqueológica y antropológica

Conquered Conquistadors, The Lienzo de Quauhquechollan: A Nahua Vision of the Conquest of Guatemala

Copán: The History of an Ancient Maya KingdomUnconquered Lacandon Maya: Ethnohistory and Archaeology of Indigenous Culture Change

Quintana Roo Archaeology

Early Inhabitants of the Amazonian Tropical Rain Forest: A Study of Humans and Environmental Dynamics

Dialogues in Cuban Archaeology

Volume 18 Number 3 December 2007


Island Rhythms: The Web of Social Relationships and Interaction Networks in the Lesser Antillean Archipelago between 400 B.C. and A.D. 1492


Warriors, Nobles, Commoners and Beasts: Figurines from Elite Buildings at Aguateca, Guatemala

The Missing Heir at Yaxchilán: Literary Analysis of a Maya Historical Puzzle

A Microscopic View of Ceramic Production: An Analysis of Thin-Sections from Monte Alban

A Prehispanic (Postclassic) Capital Center in Colonial Transition: Excavations at Yucundaa Pueblo Viejo de Teposcolula, Oaxaca, Mexico


Ancient Borinquen: Archaeology and Ethnohistory of Native Puerto Rico

Guangala Fishers and Farmers: A Case Study of Animal Use at El Azúcar, Southwestern Ecuador [Pescadores y Agricultores Guangala: Un Estudio de Caso de Uso Animal en El Azúcar, Suroeste de Ecuador]

Tipon: Water Engineering Masterpiece of the Inca Empire

The Maya

Piedras Negras Archaeology, 1931-1939

Volume 18 Number 4 December 2007


In Search of an Ancient Maya Market

Ancient Settlement, Urban Gardening, and Environment in the Gulf Lowlands of Mexico

Classic Maya Temples, Politics, and the Voice of the People


Sources of Imported Obsidian at Postclassic Sites in the Yautepec Valley, Morelos: a Characterization Study Using XRF and INAA

Sometimes a “Stove” Is “Just A Stove”: A Context-Based Reconsideration of Three-Prong “Incense Burners” From The Western Belize Valley


Coastal Collectors in the Holocene, the Chantuto People of Southwest Mexico

Cultural Landscapes in the Ancient Andes: Archaeologies of Place

Postclassic Soconusco Society: The Late Prehistory of the Coast of Chiapas, Mexico

Moche Art and Archaeology in Ancient Peru

The Maya

Volume 19 Number 1 March 2008


Tiwanaku Influence In The South Central Andes: Strontium Isotope Analysis And Middle Horizon Migration

El Maíz (Zea Mays) En El Mundo Prehispánico De Chile Central

The Pre-Arawak Pottery Horizon In The Antilles: A New Approximation


Domestic Practice In Postclassic Santa Isabel, Nicaragua

Stingray Spine Use And Maya Bloodletting Rituals: A Cautionary Tale


Intermediate Elites in Pre-Columbian States and Empires

The Postclassic to Spanish-Era Transition in Mesoamerica: Archaeological Perspectives

Janaab’ Pakal of Palenque: Reconstructing the Life and Death of a Maya Ruler

Stone Houses and Earth Lords: Maya Religion in the Cave Context

Piedras Negras Archaeology, 1931-1939

Volume 19 Number 2 June 2008


Mortuary Practices and Human Sacrifice in the Middle Chao Valley of Peru: Their Interpretation in the Context of Andean Mortuary Patterning

Reassessing San Estevan’s Role in the Late Formative Political Geography of Northern Belize

Varianza Ambiental y Estabilidad del Desarrollo en la Población Prehispánica de las Pirguas (Salta, Argentina)

Strontium Isotopes and the Study of Human Mobility in Ancient Mesoamerica

At the Crossroads: Starch Grain and Phytolith Analyses in Lucayan Prehistory

Techniques of Ancient Maya Bone Working: Evidence from a Classic Maya Deposit


The Type:Variety-Mode System: Doomed to Success

Volume 19 Number 3 September 2008


Garbage of the Gods? Squatters, Refuse Disposal, and Termination Rituals among the Ancient Maya

Piedras Negras and Yaxchilan: Divergent Political Trajectories in Adjacent Maya Polities

Time, Power, and the Maya

Labor, Population Movement, and Food in Sixteenth-Century Ek Balam, Yucatán

Debate & Commentary

Comentario Sobre “Montlculos de la Cuenca de la Laguna Merín: Tiempo, Espacio, y Sociedad”

Un Aporte Crítico a Partir de “Comentarios Sobre Montículos de la Cuenca de la Laguna Merín: Tiempo, Espacio Y Sociedad”

Volume 19 Number 4 December 2008


War, Chronology, and Causality in the Titicaca Basin

Human Sacrifice at Pachacamac

Hydraulics, Cacao, and Complex Developments at Preclassic Chocolá, Guatemala: Evidence And Implications

Corporate Power Strategies in the Late Formative to Early Classic Tequila Valleys of Central Jalisco

The Economy of Supply: Modeling Obsidian Procurement and Craft Provisioning at a Central Mexican Urban Center

Spearthrower Owl Hill: A Toponym at Atetelco, Teotihuacan


The Geoglyphs of Palpa, Peru: Documentation Analysis, and Interpretation


Lifeways in the Northern Maya Lowlands