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Stone houses and earth lords : Maya religion in the cave context / edited by Keith M. Prufer and James E. Brady.

Publication:
Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, c2005.
Series:
Mesoamerican worlds
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 392 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Mayas -- Religion.
Maya cosmology.
Mayas -- Anthropometry.
Caves -- Religious aspects -- Mexico.
Caves -- Religious aspects -- Belize.
Sacred space -- Mexico.
Sacred space -- Belize.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Mexico.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Belize.
Mexico -- Antiquities.
Belize -- Antiquities.
Contents:
Introduction: Religion and role of caves in lowland Maya archaeology / Keith M. Prufer and James E. Brady
Replicating the sacred landscape : the Chen at Muklebal Tzul / Keith M. Prufer and Andrew Kindon
Caves and artificial caves in late postclassic Maya ceremonial groups / Timothy W. Pugh
Social power and sacred space at Actun Nak Beh, Belize / Christina T. Halperin
Pilgrimage and caves on Cozumel / Shankari Patel
The impact of ritual on ancient Maya economy / James E. Brady
Scribes and caves in the Maya lowlands / Andrea Stone
Nikte mo' scattered fire in the Cave of K'ab Chante' : epigraphic and archaeological evidence for cave desecration in ancient Maya warfare / James E. Brady and Pierre R. Colas
Plants and caves in ancient Maya society / Christopher T. Morehart
The sweatbath in the cave : a modified passage in Chechem Ha Cave, Belize / Holley Moyes
An analysis of ancient Maya stalactite breakage at Balam Na Cave, Guatemala / James E. Brady ... [et al.]
De-fanging the earth monster : speleothem transport to surface sites in the Sibun Valley / Polly A. Peterson, Patricia A. McAnany, and Allan B. Cobb
Showing the way : the function of three small caves in the Sibun-Manatee Karst / Amalia Kenward
Human remains in lowland Maya caves : problems of interpretation / Ann M. Scott and James E. Brady
Mortuary practices of the prehistoric Maya from Caves Branch Rock Shelter, Belize / David M. Glassman and Juan Luis Bonor Villarejo
Nearer to the gods : rockshelter burials from the Ek Xux Valley, Belize / Julie Mather Saul, Keith M. Prufer, and Frank P. Saul
A question of sacrifice : classic Maya cave mortuary practices at Barton Creek Cave, Belize / Vanessa A. Owen
What can the bones really tell us? : the study of human skeletal remains from Cenotes / Vera Tiesler
Maya cave archaeology : a new look at religion and cosmology / James E. Brady and Keith M. Prufer.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Prufer, Keith M. (Keith Malcolm), 1960-
Brady, James Edward, 1948-
ISBN:
0870818082 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
60839366
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