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Unformatted text preview: d.vi. Writing d.vi.1. Ex. Sumerian cuneiform, Mayan glyph writing, Rongo-Rongo script of Easter Island e. War e.i. Especially in states e.ii. Competitive, expansionist e.iii. Predatory f. Settlement f.i. Central place: chief’s residence, ruler’s palace f.ii. Monumental architecture f.ii.1. Sacred structures f.ii.2. Spatial markers f.ii.3. Storage f.iii. Fortification f.iv. Infrastructure (roads, wheeled transport) f.v. Example: Cahokia f.v.1. Center of a large chiefdom f.v.2. Housed ~16,000 people g. Sumptuary goods g.i. Become increasingly common g.ii. Their value as status symbols decreases g.iii. A kind of inflation g.iv. Fience, an early type of glass h. Burials h.i. Few pots and stuff = commoners, elaborate graves = rich...
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course ANTHRO 102 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Spring '08