An Intracoastal Waterway and Port System in Classic Period Northwest Yucatán, Mexico
Archaeological and historical research along the northwest coast of the Yucatán peninsula during the last half century have led to a preliminary reconstruction of a 200 km-long navigable intracoastal waterway between the Celestun estuary and Dzilám de Bravo during the Classic period. Along this waterway are remains of settlements, ports, and port complexes that supported an extensive trade network that connected northern Yucatan to more distant trade networks to the south, via the coast of Campeche and rivers leading into the southern Maya lowlands and beyond.
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An Intracoastal Waterway and Port System in Classic Period Northwest Yucatán, Mexico. Anthony Andrews, Fernando Robles. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 396584)
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