ANTHRO 100, 05/16/2013
Zralka, J., Koszkul, W., Martin, S., & Hermes, B. (2011). In the path of the maize god: A royal
tomb at Nakum, Petn, Guatemala. Antiquity, 85(329), 890-908
The research in question is about the royal tomb at Nakum. Nakum houses
ANTHRO 100, 02/21/2013
Goring-Morris, A., & Belfer-Cohen, A., (2011). Neolithization processes in the Levant.
Current Anthropology, S195-S208
The research in question is about the Levant, an area of the Near East. The Levant is
unique location with h
Maya Hero Twins - the Hero Twins were Xbalanque and Hunahpu, who were ballplayers like their
father and uncle, Hun Hunahpu and Vucub. Summoned to Xibalba by the Lords of the Underworld, the
father and uncle were defeated and sacrificed. Two sons were enge
Waterman, A.J., & Thomas, J.T. (2011). When the bough breaks: Childhood mortality and burial
practice in late Neolithic Atlantic Europe. Oxford Journal Of Archaeology,30(2), 165-183.
The research in question is about childhood mor
Archaeology - the study of the human past through material remains, with the aim of
ordering and describing the events of the past and explaining their meaning.
Archaeology record - the physical remains produced by past human activities, which
Quiz 3 ch6
Artifact by industry: Lithic, Ceramic, Metal, and Organic.
Ceramic: Clay, Pottery, 12,000 yrs ago, 3 stage process Dehydration, Oxidation of
carbon and iron, and Vitrification melting and fusion.
Metal artifacts: Metallurgy used to extract meta
Quiz #2 review Thursday
Artifacts - portable, man made
Features- non-portable, man made
Ecofacts and characteristics non-man made plants and animals
Transformation process - Conditions and events that affect archaeological data from the time of deposi