A revised Kaminaljuyu chronology and its implications for social processes
Author(s): Takeshi Inomata
An evaluation of new and existing data indicates that the Middle and Late Preclassic portions of the Kaminaljuyu chronology need to be shifted 300 or 400 years later. This paper primarily examines relevant radiocarbon dates and then discusses the implications of this revision for our understanding of how centralized polities with rulership developed in the southern Maya area and in the Maya lowlands.
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A revised Kaminaljuyu chronology and its implications for social processes. Takeshi Inomata. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 397093)
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