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by James E. Brady,Keith M. Prufer

  • ISBN: 0292725965
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  • Author: James E. Brady,Keith M. Prufer
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  • Publisher: University of Texas Press (August 1, 2010)
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Journal of Latin American Studies). This volume represents a unique contribution to the published data on ritual cave use in Mesoamerica. No other volume includes such a range of sites, materials, or methodological approaches.

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The Linda Schele Series in Maya and Pre-Columbian Studies This series was made possible through the . CHAPTER 1. Introduction: A History of Mesoamerican Cave Interpretation james e. brady and keith m.

The Linda Schele Series in Maya and Pre-Columbian Studies This series was made possible through the generosity of William C. Nowlin, J. and Bettye H. Nowlin, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and various individual donors.

The Linda Schele Series in Maya and Pre-Columbian Studies). A fascinating look into early Mesoamerican beliefs, rituals and the use of caves

The Linda Schele Series in Maya and Pre-Columbian Studies). Organized geographically, the book examines cave use in Central Mexico, Oaxaca, and the Maya region. Some reports present detailed site studies, while others offer new theoretical understandings of cave rituals. As a whole, the collection validates cave study as the cutting edge of scientific investigation of indigenous ritual and belief. A fascinating look into early Mesoamerican beliefs, rituals and the use of caves. Left me wanting to travel and explore both caves and the blending of Catholic/Christian belief with native belief. I'm a lover of both faith rituals and caves!

Ancient Maya material culture can be investigated from the perspective of ritual economy as a means to interpret the dynamic interrelationships between economic processes and the use of objects in ritual activities.

Ancient Maya material culture can be investigated from the perspective of ritual economy as a means to interpret the dynamic interrelationships between economic processes and the use of objects in ritual activities.

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Series: The Linda Schele Endowment in Maya and Pre Columbian Studies. This is a print-on-demand title. 14. Beneath the Yalahau: Emerging Patterns of Ancient Maya Ritual Cave Use from Northern Quintana Roo, Mexico (Dominique Rissolo).

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Organized geographically, the book examines cave use in Central Mexico, Oaxaca, and the Maya region.

So important were caves to the pre-Hispanic peoples that they are mentioned in Maya hieroglyphic writing and portrayed in the Central Mexican and Oaxacan pictorial codices. Many ancient settlements were located in proximity to caves.

As portals to the supernatural realm that creates and animates the universe, caves have always been held sacred by the peoples of Mesoamerica. From ancient times to the present, Mesoamericans have made pilgrimages to caves for ceremonies ranging from rituals of passage to petitions for rain and a plentiful harvest. So important were caves to the pre-Hispanic peoples that they are mentioned in Maya hieroglyphic writing and portrayed in the Central Mexican and Oaxacan pictorial codices. Many ancient settlements were located in proximity to caves.

This volume gathers papers from twenty prominent Mesoamerican archaeologists, linguists, and ethnographers to present a state-of-the-art survey of ritual cave use in Mesoamerica from Pre-Columbian times to the present. Organized geographically, the book examines cave use in Central Mexico, Oaxaca, and the Maya region. Some reports present detailed site studies, while others offer new theoretical understandings of cave rituals. As a whole, the collection validates cave study as the cutting edge of scientific investigation of indigenous ritual and belief. It confirms that the indigenous religious system of Mesoamerica was and still is much more terrestrially focused that has been generally appreciated.



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