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Archaeological research at Xochicalco

by Kenneth Hirth

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Published by University of Utah Press in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Xochicalco -- Antiquities,
  • Indians of Mexico -- Urban residence -- Mexico -- Xochicalco,
  • City planning -- Mexico -- Xochicalco -- History,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Mexico -- Xochicalco -- Maps,
  • Archaeological surveying -- Mexico -- Xochicalco -- Maps,
  • Xochicalco Site (Mexico),
  • Xochicalco (Mexico) -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Other titlesAncient urbanism at Xochicalco, Xochicalco mapping project
    GenreMaps
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1219.1.X6 H57 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16969240M
    ISBN 100874805856, 0874805864
    LC Control Number99027545

    Xochicalco, a well-preserved pre-Columbian archaeological site, is located in the Miacatlan Municipality in the state of Morelos in Mexico. The architectural style, as well as the symbols or visual images, show similarities with the Matlatzinca culture, Teotihuacan, and the Maya area. The field data and archaeological analysis of the first controlled excavations of the vast "City of the Gods" in central Mexico. In , the Ethnographical Museum of Sweden sent an archaeological expedition to Mexico under the direction of Sigvald Linné to determine the full extent of this ancient Teotihuacan occupation and to collect exhibit-quality artifacts.

    These are the topographic base maps in sectional format of Xochicalco. They were 'prepared using photogrammetric techniques at , scale.' (page ). They were used to map the site and do not contain most of the architectural : Kenn Hirth. Xochicalco is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a fortified political, religious and commercial centre from the troubled period of – that followed the .

    El Valle de Xochicalco: Formación y Análisis de un Modelo Estadístico. PhD dissertation,, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Mason, Roger D. Economic and Social Organization of an Aztec Provincial Center: Archaeological Research at Coatlan Viejo, Morelos, Mexico. PhD dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of.   The way we look at Xochicalco today is the way that future archaeologists may look at ruins of a city like Los Angeles, the remnants of an extinct world system. Top image: Aerial view of the archaeological site and surrounding area at Xochicalco (Credit: Morelos Tourism) By Caleb StromAuthor: Caleb Strom.


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The ancient site of Xochicalco is located in the state of Morelos in the southern reaches of the central Mexican mountain range. Two hundred years ago it was the first archaeological site in Mexico to be "scientifically" described, but archaeologists have since disagreed on practically every aspect of its history and function.

It has been characterized as a Maya colony, a commercial entrepot. Archaeological research at Xochicalco. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Hirth, Kenn.

Archaeological research at Xochicalco. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book. The ancient site of Xochicalco is located in the state of Morelos in the southern reaches of the central Mexican mountain range.

Two hundred years ago it was the first archaeological site in Mexico to be "scientifically" described, but archaeologists have since disagreed on practically every aspect of Format: Hardcover. The ancient site of Xochicalco is located in the state of Mor\elos in the southern reaches of the central Mexican mountain range.

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