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Introduction to the Archaeology of Tikal, Guatemala
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Introduction to the Archaeology of Tikal, Guatemala
Tikal Report 12

William R. Coe and William A. Haviland

112 pages | 8 1/2 x 11 | 25 illus.
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Distributed for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

This volume offers a full review of the work of the Tikal Project of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Topics include initial motivations and theoretical concerns, procedures and standards used in excavation, a complete inventory of all excavations undertaken, a list of anticipated publications, and a Project bibliography.

University Museum Monograph, 46

William R. Coe (1926-2009) was Curator of the Penn Museum's American Section and Professor in the Anthropology Department of the University of Pennsylvania. A Mayanist, Coe was widely known for his research and publications on the Classic Maya city of Tikal in northern Guatemala, and was Director of the Tikal Project from 1963-1970. He published a number of volumes on the excavations at Tikal.

William A. Haviland has done archaeological and ethnographic research in Belize, Guatemala, and Vermont. He founded the Department of Anthropology at the University of Vermont, where he taught for many years. He has published a number of books on anthropology and archaeology and is coeditor of the Tikal Reports series.

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