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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, (electronic resource)

In the maw of the earth monster : Mesoamerican ritual cave use, edited by James E. Brady and Keith M. Prufer, (electronic resource)

Label
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
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
  • dictionaries
  • 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, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
ssj0000177907
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 438 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780292705869
Isbn Type
((cl.) : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004019050
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000177907
Label
In the maw of the earth monster : Mesoamerican ritual cave use, edited by James E. Brady and Keith M. Prufer, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
ssj0000177907
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 438 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780292705869
Isbn Type
((cl.) : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004019050
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000177907

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