Archaeological Researches in Yucatan; Reports of Explorations for the Museum

Archaeological Researches in Yucatan; Reports of Explorations for the Museum

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...buildings that would otherwise have been highly useful in determining time and tribe. As a result, our study is confined to the skeletal structures as contained in the ground plans and room proportions. The following table shows the distribution of the buildings in respect to time and to function. Period I Period 11 Period III Period v Temples II-B II-B Rooms 1-3 Room 4 Ceremonial-II-A Domiciliary I-A ' Structures I-B Ruin X "' I-B Room 6 Domiciliary II-E II-F Structures II-D I-C, I-E II-C, III-A III-B Burial Original Mound Vault 7, II-B Covering Pyramid I-F Structures II-B containing Burials into II-B II-B, Vault Burial into Vaults 8 and 9 Rooms 1-4 1 Room 10, Building X Covering of Mounds II-D, II-E, II-F Unexcavated Mound I-D Mounds " Late in Period II. 1' Late in Period III. Period I. The original mound of Building B is considered the earliest structure at Holmul, not only because of its stratigraphical position, but also because of the pottery accompanying the burials. There is insufficient structural evidence to permit a comparative evaluation of the building, which possibly had been filled in to form the burial vault, Room 8, and to support the temple comprising Rooms 1-3 (Figs. 12, 13, 14). 1 Holmes, 1895 and 1897. Spinden, 1913. Period II. The second period of construction in Building B, Group II, which consisted of Rooms 1-3, seems to have been paralleled in other quarters at Holmul and the difierentiation in types of building begins to take place. Building B, Group II, is the only structure at Holmul that might be called a temple.1 Its exterior was covered with plaster in which designs originally were carved, and the top of the foundation carried a broad cornice made of a single element (Plate 8). The...
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236860489
  • 9781236860484