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The Archaeology of Wak'as: Explorations of the Sacred in the Pre-Columbian Andes (2015)

DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Chelsea Walter

In this edited volume, Andean wak'as—idols, statues, sacred places, images, and oratories—play a central role in understanding Andean social philosophies, cosmologies, materialities, temporalities, and constructions of personhood. Top Andean scholars from a variety of disciplines cross regional, theoretical, and material boundaries in their chapters, offering innovative methods and theoretical frameworks for interpreting the cultural particulars of Andean ontologies and notions of the...

Architectural data from the Tarma and Upper Mantaro Drainages, Peru (2016)

DATASET Kaitlyn Davis. Scott Ortman.

Data analyzed in Table 4 of "Settlement Scaling and Economic Change in the Central Andes," by Ortman, Davis, Lobo, Smith, Bettencourt and Trumbo.

Lithic data from the Central Andes (2016)

DATASET Scott Ortman. Kaitlyn Davis. Aaron Trumbo.

Lithic data from excavations in the Upper Mantaro region, Peru. Retabulated from Russell (1988) dissertation and analyzed in Table 1 of "Settlement Scaling and Economic Change in the Central Andes."

Population and History in the Ancient Titicaca Basin (2001)

DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Matthew Bandy

Matthew Bandy's doctoral dissertation, reporting the results of a settlement survey of 98 square kilometers on the Taraco Peninsula, an area of the Tiwanaku Heartland in the southern Titicaca Basin.

Settlement Areas and Patio Group Areas from the Tarma and Upper Mantaro Drainages, Peru (2016)

DATASET Scott Ortman. Kaitlyn Davis.

Data analyzed in Table 2 of "Settlement Scaling and Economic Change in the Central Andes," by Ortman, Davis, Lobo, Smith, Bettencourt and Trumbo.

Settlement data from the 1960-1975 Basin of Mexico Surveys (2014)

DATASET Scott Ortman.

Data analyzed in Ortman, S. G., A. H. F. Cabaniss, J. Sturm, and L. M. A. Bettencourt, The Pre-History of Urban Scaling, PLOS ONE (Feb. 2014).

Settlement Scaling and Increasing Returns in an Ancient Society (2015)

DOCUMENT Scott Ortman.

Main text and SI of published paper in PDF format. The SI includes a series of datasets derived from the Basin of Mexico surveys that are analyzed in the main text.

Social Reactors Project datasets

PROJECT Uploaded by: Scott Ortman

Datasets from various publications of the Social Reactors Project

Space-Time Perspectives on Early Colonial Moquegua (2013)

DOCUMENT Prudence Rice.

In this rich study of the construction and reconstruction of a colonized landscape, Prudence M. Rice takes an implicit political ecology approach in exploring encounters of colonization in Moquegua, a small valley of southern Peru. Building on theories of spatiality, spatialization, and place, she examines how politically mediated human interaction transformed the physical landscape, the people who inhabited it, and the resources and goods produced in this poorly known area. Space-Time...

Taraco Peninsula Site Database

DATASET Uploaded by: Matthew Bandy

Site database for the Taraco Peninsula Archaeological Survey

Taraco Pensinula Archaeological Survey

PROJECT Uploaded by: Matthew Bandy

Systematic Survey of about 98 km2 of the Taraco Peninsula in Bolivia, conducted in the late 1990s.

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America