By Olivia C. Navarro-Farr,Michelle Rich
El Perú-Waka’ is an historical Maya urban positioned in present-day northwestern Petén, Guatemala. Rediscovered by way of petroleum exploration employees within the mid-1960s, it's the greatest recognized archaeological website within the Laguna del Tigre nationwide Park in Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve. The El Perú-Waka’ nearby Archaeological venture initiated clinical investigations in 2003, and during excavation and survey, researchers confirmed that Waka’ used to be a key political and financial heart good built-in into Classic-period lowland Maya civilization, and reconstructed many facets of Maya lifestyles and formality job during this historical group. The examine designated during this quantity presents a wealth of recent, considerable, and scientifically excavated info, which members strategy with clean theoretical insights. within the approach, they lay out sound ideas for realizing the ritual manipulation of monuments, landscapes, structures, items, and stories, in addition to comparable themes encompassing the functionality and negotiation of energy through the city’s huge sociopolitical history.
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Archaeology at El Perú-Waka': Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power (Native Peoples of the Americas) by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr,Michelle Rich