Jonathan Hverven anth final exxam

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Jonathan Hverven Anth 250 Identifications 1.Angkor Wat: Angkor Wat, built during the early years of the 12th century by Suryavaram II, honors the Hindu god Vishnu and is a symbolic representation of Hindu cosmology. Angkor Wat is the prime example of the classical style of Khmer Architecture, which used sandstone in addition to brick to create unique designs. It has stood the test of time because quality of the constuction was not sacrified for the beauty of it. 2. Chan Chan The largest Pre-Columbian city in South America, Chan Chan is an archaeological site located in the Peruvian region of La Libertad, five km west of Trujillo. Covering an area of approximately 20 km², Chan Chan was constructed by the Chimor (the kingdom of the Chimu), a late intermediate period civilization which grew out of the remnants of the Moche civilization. The vast mud city of Chan Chan was built between 850 and 1470 and was the imperial capital until Chimor was conquered by the Inca in the 15th century. 3. Chavín de Huantar Chavín de Huantar is an archaeological site containing ruins and artifacts originally constructed by the Chavin, a pre-Inca culture, around 900 B.C. The site is located 250 kilometers north of Lima, Peru. Chavin de Huantar was initially built around 900 B.C. 4. Chinampa Chinampa is a term describing a method of ancient Mesoamerican agriculture which used small, rectangle-shaped areas of fertile arable land to grow crops on the shallow lake beds in the Valley of Mexico. Often referred to, as "floating gardens", chinampas were stationary artificial islands. Chinampas were used primarily in Lakes Xochimilco and Chalco near the springs that lined the south shore of those lakes. Chinampa farms also ringed Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital, which was considerably enlarged over time due to the use of chinampas. 5. Khok Phanom Di Hoabinhian culture site in Thailand, a ound measuring some 12 acres in area and 40 feet high on the Bang Pakong River. Occupied between 2000-15000 BC, the site contains a cemetery, and evidence of fishing, shell-harvesting, and shell-jewelry production. Equivocal evidence of rice cultivation includes possible farming tools out of shell. 6. La Venta
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ANTH 300 taught by Professor Seligman during the Spring '08 term at Alaska Anch.

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