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Association for Mexican Cave Studies Bulletin, Vol. 23, 2012




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January 2012




AMCS Bulletin, Vol. 23 /Edited by James E. Brady, 142 pages, softbound, 2012. This volume contains twelve papers, including discussions of the historical development of cave archaeology, some archaeological field studies, and some artifact studies. Contents: Preface The Historical Context of the Founding of Maya Cave Archaeology, by Ann M. Scott The Mesoamerican Cave Paradigm: Its Historical Development, by C. L. Kieffer and Ann M. Scott Cueva del Sapo: A GIS Spatial Analysis of Surface Remains in a Classic Ritual Cave of Western Chiapas, Mexico, by Davide Domenici and Cristina Pongetti Windows of the Earth: An Ethnoarchaeological Study on Cave Use in Suchitepéquez and Sololá, Guatemala, by Reiko Ishihara-Brito and Jenny Guerra The Architectural Cave as an Early Form of Artificial Cave in the Maya Lowlands, by James E. Brady Je'reftheel, Roaring Creek Works, Belize, by Christophe G. B. Helmke and Gabriel D. Wrobel Investigations at Actun Neko, Caves Branch River Valley, Belize, by Shawn G. Morton, Christophe Helmke and Jaime J. Awe Constructing the Underworld: The Built Environment in Ancient Mesoamerican Caves, by Holley Moyes A Green Obsidian Eccentric from Actun Uayazba Kab, Belize, by W. James Stemp, Christophe G.B. Helmke, Jaime J. Awe, Tristan Carter, and Sarah Grant Manuports in Caves, by Michael Mirro Leaving No Stone Unturned: The Identification and Interpretation of Unmodified or Minimally Modified Stone Manuports in Caves, by James E. Brady Using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry to Source Speleothems from Archaeological Contexts in the Sibun Valley Region of Belize, Central America, by Humberto Nation, Polly A. Peterson, James E. Brady, Hector Neff, and Patricia A. McAnany Open Access - Permission by Publisher See Extended description for more information.


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