Andean Archaeology III: North and South by William Isbell, Helaine Silverman

By William Isbell, Helaine Silverman

The 3rd quantity within the Andean Archaeology sequence, this ebook makes a speciality of the marked cultural transformations among the northern and southern areas of the critical Andes, and considers the stipulations less than which those ameliorations advanced, grew suggested, and lowered. This e-book maintains the dynamic, present problem-oriented method of the sphere of Andean Archaeology that begun with Andean Archaeology I and Andean Archaeology II. Combines updated learn, varied theoretical structures, and far-reaching interpretations to attract provocative and considerate conclusions.

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Residential Sector of the City Periphery (Sector X) This sector consists of an extensive group of dwellings constructed on the terrace adjacent to the valley, between the nuclear zone of the city and the cultivation fields. The dwellings are arranged into various subgroups or hamlets along the terrace. 48 Ruth Shady Solis One subgroup of 300 sq m was excavated that contains various domestic units with a series of small interior rooms with benches, platforms and hearths arranged in an ordered manner, accommodated to the topographic configuration of the area.

America’s First City? 5. Oblique aerial view and plan drawing of the Temple of the Amphitheater (Sector L) in the lower half of Caral (Photo: Walter Wust). 6. Photograph and plan drawing of residential group, Sector I, Subsector I2. America’s First City? The Case of Late Archaic Caral 45 The circular subterranean court resembles an amphitheater with tiered seats in the upper half and two main access stairways, located on the central axis, to which an entrance opening to the pyramidal building was also aligned.

Only the individual in charge of burning the offerings would have had access to the hearth. 5). It occupies an area of 200 sq m divided into three large rooms and a passageway. The walls were constructed with large stone blocks and plastered with yellow clay. The rooms are connected by means of openings and alleys; the interior contains platforms and benches. A corridor, running from north to south, separates this dwelling from the temple. On the north side, exterior of the dwelling, a stairway is present which connected to the temple in the Late period.

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