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Blue Creek Central Precinct

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Summary

Multi-format digital data set that focuses on the central precinct of the Blue Creek site, which is composed of Plaza A and B complexes.

These data consist of PDF documents of published and unpublished papers, reports, and manuscripts, Microsoft Excel databases of artifact collections, images of architectural features, artifacts and surrounding landscapes, scanned topographic and survey maps produced by the Blue Creek project, and aerial images. The information contained in BCAP reports and manuscripts will be cross-referenced with digital geo-spatial information, images, and feature/artifact data sets from the central precinct. At the macro level, these data sets will include topographic and soils maps produced by various public agencies, topographic and survey maps produced by the Blue Creek project, images taken by project members, and aerial photos from public sources and those produced by C-Dimension of Plano, Texas, under contract with MRP. For each building and/or feature excavation, a wide range of digital information will be integrated, including pre- and post-excavation drawings, photos, stratigraphic profiles, and written descriptions and field notes.


Cite this Record

Blue Creek Central Precinct. ( tDAR id: 6421) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8VH5Q82


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Spatial Coverage

min long: -88.888; min lat: 17.868 ; max long: -88.848; max lat: 17.897 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contributor(s): Stephen Reichardt

Principal Investigator(s): Thomas Guderjan


Resources Inside this Project (Viewing 1-9 of 9)

Documents

  1. The Construction of Interpolity Sociopolitical Identity Through Architecture at the Ancient Maya Site of Blue Creek, Belize (2008)
  2. The Economic Base of an Ancient Maya City (2005)
  3. Maya Political Economy: A Spatial, Temporal, and Contextual Analysis of Jade Deposits throughout the Southern Lowlands (2009)
  4. Patterns of Maya Jade Disposal at Blue Creek, Belize (2004)
  5. Settlement Zone Communities of The Greater Blue Creek Area - Occasional Paper 2 (2000)
  6. A Thriving Non-Royal Lineage at Blue Creek; Evidence From a Sequence of Burials, Caches and Architecture (2002)

Images

  1. Blue Creek Central Precinct Images (2011)
  2. Blue Creek Central Precinct Map (2011)
  3. Blue Creek Central Precinct Temporal Maps (2011)
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America