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Introduction to the Archaeology of Tikal, Guatemala [electronic resource] : Tikal Report 12 / William R. Coe, William A. Haviland.

Author/Creator:
Coe, William R., author.
Publication:
[1982].
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (112 pages) : illustrations.
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De Gruyter University Press Library.
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De Gruyter Online.
Subjects:
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Guatemala -- Tikal Site.
Language:
In English.
Biography/History:
William R. Coe (1926-2009) was Curator of the Penn Museum's American Section and Professor in the Anthropology Department of the University of Pennsylvania. A Mayanist, Coe was widely known for his research and publications on the Classic Maya city of Tikal in northern Guatemala, and was Director of the Tikal Project from 1963-1970. He published a number of volumes on the excavations at Tikal. William A. Haviland has done archaeological and ethnographic research in Belize, Guatemala, and Vermont. He founded the Department of Anthropology at the University of Vermont, where he taught for many years. He has published a number of books on anthropology and archaeology and is coeditor of the Tikal Reports series.
Summary:
This volume offers a full review of the work of the Tikal Project of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Topics include initial motivations and theoretical concerns, procedures and standards used in excavation, a complete inventory of all excavations undertaken, a list of anticipated publications, and a Project bibliography.
Contents:
Frontmatter
CONTENTS
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
I. Background
II. Personnel
III. Funding
IV. Site Restoration
V. Field Investigations
VI. Procedures in Field and Laboratory
VII. Publication
APPENDIX A. OPERATIONS AND THEIR SUBOPERATIONS: BRIEF FIELD DEFINITIONS, YEARS OF, AND ASSIGNMENT WITHIN THE SERIES OF TIKAL REPORTS
APPENDIX B. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE TIKAL PROJECT 1956-1982.
Notes:
25 illustrations.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed October 27 2015)
Contributor:
Haviland, William A., author.
ISBN:
9781934536346
OCLC:
900295892
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9781934536346 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.