Archaeological Researches at Teotihuacan, Mexico by Sigvald Linne, George L. Cowgill, Staffan Brunius

By Sigvald Linne, George L. Cowgill, Staffan Brunius

The e-book of this e-book makes to be had once again the $64000 paintings performed by way of the Swedish archaeologist Sigvald Linne (1899-1986) at the website of Xolalpan, a part of the Teotihuacan advanced in Mexico. initially released in 1934, and now with a brand new foreword by means of Staffan Brunius and an creation by means of George L Cowgill, Linne's account of the excavation and unearths used to be one of many first investigations during this box to envision a family place of abode clear of the key pyramids which have been the focal point of rather a lot recognition. The growth of the excavation, the graves that have been exposed, in addition to the variety of unearths recovered, together with utilitarian ceramics, incense burners, spindle whorls, clay and stone items, collectible figurines and bone artefacts, are all mentioned through Linne.

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Of all the variegated cultures of America, perhaps there is none that in later years has been subjected to such intensive study as that of the Mayas. In the developed form in which we know it, it forms a comparatively young branch of that tree of development of which the roots maybe are to seek in the highlands of central Mexico. An extensive literature dealing with the earlier history of Mexico is already in existence, and it is being added to at a fast increasing rate. We possess no mean knowledge of the distribution of the various peoples, their ways and customs, their social fabrics and their religious life at the time of the arrival of the Spaniards.

133 Masonry implements and rubbing-stones ............................................ 134 Bark-beaters ...................................................................... 136 Sculptural representations .......................................................... 137 Stone vessels .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 Ear-plugs and problematic objects .................................................. 140 OBJECTS OF OBSIDIAN ..........................................................

ISO Circular plaques .................................................................. ISO Ear-plug and labret .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eccentric obsidian objects... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 15 1 15 2 SLATE AND MICA _............................................................... 153 OBJECTS OF BONE ................................................................

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