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Album of Maya Architecture (1958)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 86213] Tatiana Proskouriakoff.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


America's Yesterday (1937)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 256310] F. Martin Brown.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Ancestors in Cosmologies (2010)

DOCUMENT [ID: 4789] Linda Cordell. David Freidel. Kelley Hays-Gilpin. Tim Pauketat. Christine VanPool.

This article discusses the role of ancestors in New World cosmologies. Specifically, it gives examples of how ancestors mediate cosmologies through sensory experiences, things, and places. In Eastern North America, ancestors were engaged in posts, bundles, stars, mounds, and temples. In the American Southwest, “conceptual packages” of wind, water, and breath represented the cosmological force shared by humans, ancestors, and places. Mesoamericans transformed the dead into ancestors by...


Ancient America, in Notes on American Archaeology (1872)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 219964] John D. Baldwin.

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Ancient Maya (1946)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 86259] Sylvanus G. Morley.

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The Ancient Maya and the Evolution of Urban Society (1975)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 63988] William A. Haviland.

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Appendix 1 (2008)

DOCUMENT [ID: 377506] Hattula Moholy-Nagy.

Appendix 1, a text document, presents the structure of the combined artifact and provenience databases of 19 variables. Note that lot number and special deposit number are common to both the artifact and provenience databases.


APPENDIX 10: Reconstruction of Tikal Caches Excavated Prior to 1956 (2008)

DOCUMENT [ID: 377170] Hattula Moholy-Nagy. William R. Coe.

Appendix 10 is an incomplete draft of the reconstruction of Tikal caches excavated prior to 1956. It includes an inventory of all monuments known to have undergone excavation before 1956 and describes associated caches. Many bibliographic entries do not appear in the References section of this Report. Moholy-Nagy has added text in brackets. Present-day usage substitutes the term “chert” for Coe’s “flint” and “prismatic blade” for A. V. Kidder’s “flake-blade.”


APPENDIX 11: Typology and Description of Flint and Obsidian Eccentrics and Incised Obsidians (2008)

DOCUMENT [ID: 377169] Hattula Moholy-Nagy. William R. Coe.

Appendix 11 is an incomplete draft of the typology and description of flint and obsidian eccentrics and incised obsidians. Objects included here are either representational or symbolic, figural, and non-figural, and are organized in this typology in three categories: Eccentric Flints, Eccentric Obsidians, and Incised Obsidians. Many bibliographic entries do not appear in the References section of this Report. Moholy-Nagy has added the texts in brackets. Present-day usage has substituted the...


APPENDIX 12: Typology and Description of Shell Charlie Chaplin Figurines (2008)

DOCUMENT [ID: 377168] Hattula Moholy-Nagy. William R. Coe.

Appendix 12 is an incomplete draft of the typology and description of shell Charlie Chaplin figurines. These are anthropomorphic, small, usually of exteriorly worked Spondylus shell, with incising, notching, grooving and drilling the technical repertory. However, many are plain, that is, the human form is silhouetted. A total of 538 shell figurines exist in the Tikal collection. With very few exceptions (notably Burial 10) these occur in cached offerings. Shell figurines are an outstanding...


Appendix 14 (2008)

DOCUMENT [ID: 377505] Hattula Moholy-Nagy.

Appendix 14, presents all of the 246 figures referred to in TR. 27A. The figures listed in italics on the Figure list in the front matter of this volume are also printed in it, while the others appear only on the CD-ROM.


Appendix 2 (2008)

DOCUMENT [ID: 377507] Hattula Moholy-Nagy.

Appendix 2, a text document, provides the codes used for the artifact and provenience database variables.


Appendix 3 (2008)

DATASET [ID: 377508] Hattula Moholy-Nagy. William R. Coe.

Appendix 3, a text document derived from a relational database, gives the proveniences of all defined lots that produced material other than potsherds. This database is an updated version of Appendix C on the CD-ROM accompanying TR. 27B, and it includes proveniences of artifacts reported in that volume. Codes for this database can be located in Appendices 1 (tDAR #: 377506) and 2 (tDAR #: 377507).


Appendix 4 (2008)

DATASET [ID: 377509] Hattula Moholy-Nagy. William R. Coe.

Appendix 4, a text document derived from a relational database, gives the proveniences of all lots defined as special deposits, that is, burials, caches, and problematical deposits. This database is an updated version of Appendix D on the CD-ROM accompanying TR. 27B, and it includes proveniences of artifacts reported in that volume. Codes for this database can be located in Appendices 1 (tDAR #: 377506) and 2 (tDAR #: 377507).


Appendix 5 (2008)

DATASET [ID: 377510] Hattula Moholy-Nagy. William R. Coe.

Appendix 5, a text document derived from a relational database, lists all of the artifacts reported in TR. 27A ordered by catalogue number. Codes for this database can be located in Appendices 1 (tDAR #: 377506) and 2 (tDAR #: 377507).


Appendix 6 (2008)

DOCUMENT [ID: 377511] Hattula Moholy-Nagy. William R. Coe.

Appendix 6, PDF versions of excel spreadsheets, consists of tables generated from Appendix 5, which summarize artifact traits, proveniences, and dates for artifact types and varieties. These tables should be regarded as a sample of the informative associations that the reader can make. Codes for this database can be located in Appendices 1 (tDAR #: 377506) and 2 (tDAR #: 377507).


Appendix 7 (2008)

DOCUMENT [ID: 377584] Hattula Moholy-Nagy. William R. Coe.

Appendix 7, Excel spreadsheets and text documents generated from Excel spreadsheets, consists of charts summarizing counts of reported artifacts and objects by material category, special deposit typologies, proveniences, and dates, and species identifications of shells, other marine invertebrates, and fishes.


APPENDIX 8: Illustrations of artifacts from special deposits published in TR. 27, Parts A and B, and other Tikal Reports (2008)

DOCUMENT [ID: 377172] Hattula Moholy-Nagy. William R. Coe.

Appendix 8, a text document, gives the figure references for artifacts from special deposits.


APPENDIX 9: Miscellaneous Texts Illustrated in TR. 27, Parts A and B. (2008)

DOCUMENT [ID: 377171] Hattula Moholy-Nagy. William R. Coe.

Appendix 9, a text documents, lists the Miscellaneous Text numbers, artifact types, catalogue numbers, and figure references of texts found on artifacts other than pottery vessels. Texts on pottery vessels from special deposits are published in TR. 25A.


Appendix A: Relational Database Structure for Artifacts and Proveniences (17 Variables) (2008)

DOCUMENT [ID: 377604] Hattula Moholy-Nagy.

Appendix A - a text document - presents the structure of the combined artifact and provenience databases, which comprises 17 variables. The artifact database includes type and variety, catalogue number, number of items included, material category, material or species, condition, comment or modification, and figure reference. The provenience database includes recovery context, date, structure group type, structure group number, structure type, structure number, and half-kilometer...


Appendix B: Codes for Object and Provenience Databases (2003)

DOCUMENT [ID: 377605] Hattula Moholy-Nagy.

Appendix B - a text document - provides the codes used for the artifact and provenience database variables.


Appendix C: Proveniences of All Defined Lots that Produced Material Other Than Potsherds (2003)

DATASET [ID: 377607] Hattula Moholy-Nagy.

Appendix C - a database - gives the proveniences of all defined lots that produced material other than potsherds. Coding information can be found in Appendices A (tDAR #: 377604) and B (tDAR #: 376535).


Appendix D: Special Deposit Proveniences (2003)

DATASET [ID: 377608] Hattula Moholy-Nagy.

Appendix D - a database - gives the proveniences of all lots defined as special deposits, that is, all burials, caches, and problematical deposits. Coding information can be found in Appendices A (tDAR #: 377604) and B (tDAR #: 376535).


Appendix E: Excavated Structure Groups and Number of Excavated Lots by Half-Kilometer Zone (2003)

DATASET [ID: 377609] Hattula Moholy-Nagy.

Appendix E - a database - lists the excavated structure groups and number of excavated lots by half-kilometer zone. Coding information can be found in Appendices A (tDAR #: 377604) and B (tDAR #: 376535).


Appendix F: All the Artifacts and Materials Reported in TR 27B (2003)

DATASET [ID: 377610] Hattula Moholy-Nagy.

Appendix F - containing seven databases - lists all the artifacts and materials reported in TR. 27B. Note that all seven databases are contained within the single Microsoft Access file. Coding information can be found in Appendices A (tDAR #: 377604) and B (tDAR #: 376535).

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