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The Resource In the maw of the earth monster : mesoAmerican ritual cave use, edited by James E. Brady and Keith M. Prufer

In the maw of the earth monster : mesoAmerican ritual cave use, edited by James E. Brady and Keith M. Prufer

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In the maw of the earth monster : mesoAmerican ritual cave use
Title
In the maw of the earth monster
Title remainder
mesoAmerican ritual cave use
Statement of responsibility
edited by James E. Brady and Keith M. Prufer
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brady, James Edward
  • Prufer, Keith M.
Series statement
The Linda Schele series in Maya and pre-Columbian studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Caves
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Mexico
Label
In the maw of the earth monster : mesoAmerican ritual cave use, edited by James E. Brady and Keith M. Prufer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a history of Mesoamerican cave interpretation / James E. Brady and Keith M. Prufer -- Rites of passage and other ceremonies in caves / Doris Heyden -- The cave-pyramid complex among the contemporary Nahua of northern Veracruz / Alan R. Sandstrom -- Constructing mythic space : the significance of a chicomoztoc complex at Acatzingo Viejo / Manuel Aguilar ... [et al.] -- Pre-Hispanic rain ceremonies in Blade Cave, Sierra Mazateca, Oaxaca, Mexico / Janet Fitzsimmons -- Sacred caves and rituals from the northern Mixteca of Oaxaca, Mexico : new revelations / Carlos Rincón Mautner -- Some notes on ritual caves among the ancient and modern Maya / Evon Z. Vogt and David Stuart -- Shamans, caves, and the roles of ritual specialists in Maya society / Keith M. Prufer -- Cave stelae and megalithic monuments in western Belize / Jaime J. Awe, Cameron Griffith, and Sherry Gibbs -- A cognitive approach to artifact distribution in caves of the Maya area / Andrea Stone -- Cluster concentrations, boundary markers, and ritual pathways : a GIS analysis of artifact cluster patterns at Actun Tunichil, Muknal, Belize / Holley Moyes -- Ethnographic notes on Maya Q'eqchi' cave rites : implications for archaeological interpretation / Abigail E. Adams and James E. Brady -- A Lacandon religious ritual in the cave of the god Tsibaná at the holy lake of Mensabok in the rainforest of Chiapas / Jaroslaw Theodore Petryshyn -- Beneath the Yalahau : emerging patterns of ancient Maya ritual cave use from northern Quintana Roo, Mexico / Dominique Rissolo -- Caves, karst, and settlement at Mayapán, Yucatán / Clifford T. Brown -- Concluding comments / Keith M. Prufer and James E. Brady
Control code
56214133
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
viii, 438 pages
Isbn
9780292705869
Isbn Type
((cl.) : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004019050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
In the maw of the earth monster : mesoAmerican ritual cave use, edited by James E. Brady and Keith M. Prufer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a history of Mesoamerican cave interpretation / James E. Brady and Keith M. Prufer -- Rites of passage and other ceremonies in caves / Doris Heyden -- The cave-pyramid complex among the contemporary Nahua of northern Veracruz / Alan R. Sandstrom -- Constructing mythic space : the significance of a chicomoztoc complex at Acatzingo Viejo / Manuel Aguilar ... [et al.] -- Pre-Hispanic rain ceremonies in Blade Cave, Sierra Mazateca, Oaxaca, Mexico / Janet Fitzsimmons -- Sacred caves and rituals from the northern Mixteca of Oaxaca, Mexico : new revelations / Carlos Rincón Mautner -- Some notes on ritual caves among the ancient and modern Maya / Evon Z. Vogt and David Stuart -- Shamans, caves, and the roles of ritual specialists in Maya society / Keith M. Prufer -- Cave stelae and megalithic monuments in western Belize / Jaime J. Awe, Cameron Griffith, and Sherry Gibbs -- A cognitive approach to artifact distribution in caves of the Maya area / Andrea Stone -- Cluster concentrations, boundary markers, and ritual pathways : a GIS analysis of artifact cluster patterns at Actun Tunichil, Muknal, Belize / Holley Moyes -- Ethnographic notes on Maya Q'eqchi' cave rites : implications for archaeological interpretation / Abigail E. Adams and James E. Brady -- A Lacandon religious ritual in the cave of the god Tsibaná at the holy lake of Mensabok in the rainforest of Chiapas / Jaroslaw Theodore Petryshyn -- Beneath the Yalahau : emerging patterns of ancient Maya ritual cave use from northern Quintana Roo, Mexico / Dominique Rissolo -- Caves, karst, and settlement at Mayapán, Yucatán / Clifford T. Brown -- Concluding comments / Keith M. Prufer and James E. Brady
Control code
56214133
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
viii, 438 pages
Isbn
9780292705869
Isbn Type
((cl.) : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004019050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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