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Archaeological Evidence of the Colonial Occupation in a House in Downtown Mexico City (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Lorena Medina Martínez.

This is an abstract from the "Archaeologies of Contact and Colonialism" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The history that can be obtained through archaeology in large cities such as México City is difficult to recover due to constant occupation and transformation of the space. It is for this reason that urban archaeology plays a very important role in recovering, investigating, and protecting the material evidence left by past occupations that...


The Environmental Dynamics of Colonial Mining and Metallurgy in the Bishopric of Michoacan, 1522 to 1810 (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Blanca Maldonado.

Mining and metallurgy played a critical role in the economic, political, and social development of Spanish American colonies, and although it has consequently received extensive attention by scholars, there have been very few studies of the environmental dimensions of these industries. The present work explores the impact of mining and processing of metal ores on the environment, for the mining districts located along the Bishopric of Michoacan (which included the modern states of Michoacan and...


Exploring the Archaeological Potential of Historic Ordnance Kept and Displayed in Ports and Colonial Maritime Fortifications of Mexico (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Josue T. Guzman.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Plus Ultra: An examination of current research in Spanish Colonial/Iberian Underwater and Terrestrial Archaeology in the Western Hemisphere." , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Tar-coated under the sun, mounted on concrete bases instead of carriages, outdoor-displayed in courtyards, walls and bulwarks of maritime fortifications built in Viceroyalty Period, or along boulevards and squares of several Mexico...


Recent Archaeological Investigations at the 1559-1561 Settlement of Tristán de Luna y Arellano on Pensacola Bay (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only John Worth.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Plus Ultra: An examination of current research in Spanish Colonial/Iberian Underwater and Terrestrial Archaeology in the Western Hemisphere." , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Four years of archaeological investigations have now been conducted by the University of West Florida at the site of the port settlement established by Tristán de Luna y Arellano on Pensacola Bay in 1559, and devastated by the loss of...


Using Geochemistry To Differentiate Copper On The Spanish Colonial Frontier (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Russell K Skowronek. Brandi Reger. Richard E Johnson. James R. Hinthorne.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Plus Ultra: An examination of current research in Spanish Colonial/Iberian Underwater and Terrestrial Archaeology in the Western Hemisphere." , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Over the past three years, more than 200 copper vessels from archaeological and museum collections deriving from Spanish colonial contexts were analyzed with a handheld portable X-Ray Fluorescence analyzer (pXRF). Originally developed...