Publications

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Publications

The Peabody Museum has long published a variety of print and electronic publications relating to collections, projects, and excavations conducted by Peabody Museum staff and Department of Anthropology faculty.

Current publications can be found under Books with links to purchase, while pre-1970s publications include links to texts when available. Journals includes links to  RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics, available through the University of Chicago Press, as well as several electronic journals and newsletters. 

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Books

The Ancient Culture of the Fremont River in Utah: Report on the Explorations under the Claflin-Emerson Fund, 1928–29

Series

Excavations at Seibal, Department of Peten, Guatemala, IV

Citation:

III Gair Tourtellot. 10/5/1989. Excavations at Seibal, Department of Peten, Guatemala, IV. Edited by Gordon R. Willey, Pp. 496. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum Press. BUY THIS BOOK
Excavations at Seibal, Department of Peten, Guatemala, IV

Abstract:

Peripheral Survey and Excavation, Settlement and Community Patterns

Seibal is a major ruin of the southern Maya lowlands, its vast ceremonial center covering several high hills on the banks of the Pasion River in the Guatemalan Department of Peten. In five volumes published over a 15-year period, the archaeological team headed by Gordon R. Willey presents a comprehensive review of their fieldwork from 1964 to 1968 and the results of many years of subsequent data analysis. The volumes also report on explorations in the peripheral settlements outside of the Seibal center and provide a regional view of the evolution of lowland Maya culture from the Middle and Late Preclassic through the Late Classic periods.

Last updated on 01/10/2022

Excavations at Seibal, Department of Peten, Guatemala, V

Citation:

Gordon R. Willey, John A. Graham, III Gair Tourtellot, and Mary Pohl. 12/12/1990. Excavations at Seibal, Department of Peten, Guatemala, V, Pp. 290. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum Press. BUY THIS BOOK
Excavations at Seibal, Department of Peten, Guatemala, V

Abstract:

Volume 1. Monumental Sculpture and Hieroglyphic Inscriptions
Volume 2. Burials
Volume 3. The Ethnozoology of the Maya
Volume 4. General Summary and Conclusions

Seibal is a major ruin of the southern Maya lowlands, its vast ceremonial center covering several high hills on the banks of the Pasion River in the Guatemalan Department of Peten. In five volumes published over a 15-year period, the archaeological team headed by Gordon R. Willey presents a comprehensive review of their fieldwork from 1964 to 1968 and the results of many years of subsequent data analysis. The volumes also report on explorations in the peripheral settlements outside of the Seibal center and provide a regional view of the evolution of lowland Maya culture from the Middle and Late Preclassic through the Late Classic periods.

Last updated on 01/10/2022

Explorations in the Department of Peten, Guatemala, and Adjacent Region: Motul de San José, Peten-Itza

Explorations in the Department of Peten, Guatemala, and Adjacent Region: Motul de San José, Peten-Itza

Abstract:

Peabody Museum Memoirs Volume 4, no. 3
Last updated on 01/03/2022

Explorations in the Department of Peten, Guatemala, and Adjacent Region: Topoxté, Yaxhá, Benque Viejo, Naranjo

Explorations in the Department of Peten, Guatemala, and Adjacent Region: Topoxté, Yaxhá, Benque Viejo, Naranjo

Abstract:

Peabody Museum Memoirs Volume 4, no. 2
Last updated on 01/03/2022

An Osteology of Some Maya Mammals

Citation:

Stanley J. Olsen. 2/4/1982. An Osteology of Some Maya Mammals, Pp. 104. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum Press. BUY THIS BOOK
An Osteology of Some Maya Mammals

Abstract:

The bone remains of a considerable range of vertebrate mammals have been recovered in the course of excavations at Maya archaeological sites. Many of the mammals represented in those collections are peculiar to Central America and have not been treated in osteological studies. This volume has been designed to aid in the identification of faunal remains recovered in the Maya area and is intended particularly for those archaeologists not having the large comparative mammal collections in their institutions. A number of the skeletons are figured for the first time.

Last updated on 01/13/2022