Tamtoc (Other Keyword)

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Avances en el estudio de la organización sociopolítica prehispánica en la región del Río Tampaón, S.L.P., México (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Guillermo Cordova. Benno Fiehring.

El estudio de la organización política de la región de Tamtoc, tiene por objeto indagar en las relaciones que existieron entre los individuos, las formas en que ejercieron el poder político y la naturaleza y escala de su organización. Para realizar este propósito llevamos a cabo un programa de prospección arqueológica con el objeto de reconstruir los patrones de asentamientos y posible uso del antiguo paisaje. En esta ponencia presentamos los resultados de dos temporadas de trabajo en campo.

Burial treatment in the area of La Noria, Tamtoc, SLP, Mexico (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Estela Martínez. Patricia Olga Hernández Espinoza.

Archaeological information confirms that between the second and fifteenth centuries AD Tamtoc evolved into a complex urban society that left evidence of their cultural identity through the vestiges of their ancient city. Testimony to this is the architectural complex designed for the preparation of complex funeral rituals, currently known as La Noria. In this area we have 67 burial mounds dug Postclassic (900-1500 AD), recovering 92 graves with the remains of 147 individuals of different ages...

Cosmogonía y ritualidad en contextos funerarios de Tamtoc, SLP, México (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Estela Martínez.

En antropología, la muerte es considerada un hecho natural universal con expresiones socioculturales fundamentadas en la cosmogonía de cada grupo humano, y es a través de los rituales funerarios que se marca la conexión simbólica entre la vida y la muerte, que se expresa tanto en el plano material-biológico (cadáver y lugar de destino final) como en el espiritual (trascendencias, creencias y escatología); en tanto que, la muerte, como hecho objetivo y como hecho cultural ritualizado, delimita el...

Jadeite and Exotic Greenstones in the Huastec: The Mayan Style Lapidary Prestige Goods at Rancho Aserradero and Tamtoc (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Reyna Solis. Emiliano Melgar.

The archaeologist of INAH recovered hundreds of lapidary items at Tamtoc and Rancho Aserradero. Among these pieces, there are glossy greenstone objects restricted to the burials of both sites. The chemical composition and mineralogical characteristics of them with Micro-Raman, XRF, and FTIR, allowed us to identify two exotic raw materials, jadeite and green quartz from the Motagua Valley in Guatemala. Also, with the technological analysis of their manufacturing traces with Experimental...

DOCUMENT Citation Only Adrian Velazquez. Norma Valentin.

The ancient city of Tamtoc developed in the Huastec región between 400 B.C and the early XVIth century A.C. A great amount of shell objects have been found here, some of them made of freshwater mussels that live in the nearby rivers, while other are made of marine species from the relatively close Gulf of Mexico. Some pieces, nevertheless were made of species from the far way Pacific coast, one of which is the bivalve Spondylus prínceps. In this paper, the results of the analyses made to the...

The Tamtoc Scroll Style: Assessing the Relationship Between the Huasteca and Classic Veracruz (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kim Richter.

What were the Huastec region’s interregional relations during the Pre-Columbian period? This is one of the pressing questions about the Huasteca that archaeologists, linguists, and art historians have tried to tackle since the nineteenth century. Scholars have identified cultural relations with the southeastern United States, central Veracruz, central Mexico, west Mexico, and the Maya region. Yet, the archaeological data supporting these identifications are sparse because few scientific...

Zoomorphic Representations of Figurines in Tamtoc, SLP, Mexico. (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Denia Berenice Villanueva Ruiz.

From the beginning, man has always tried to understand nature. Mostly because their survival depended on it, the Prehispanic societies conceived it as one of their best allies. The perception of animals was always influenced by the mysticism and the belief that every living thing belonged to an order, which at the same time harmonized a universal context. Tamtoc, was not the exception. Along all the excavations that had been performed, various distinct representations of zoomorphic figurines...