Late to Terminal Classic Ritual Transitions at the Ancient Maya City of El Perú-Waká, Petén, Guatemala: A View from Structure M13-1
Olivia C. Navarro-Farr, Postdoctoral Diversity Fellow, Office for Equity and Inclusion, Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico
Colloquium, SAR Boardroom
Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 12:00–1:00 pm
|Olivia C. Navarro-Farr||Olivia C. Navarro-Farr|
Research at ancient Waká reveals intriguing evidence for non-royal ceremonies at the site’s principle shrine. Originally built for the royal court, the space was gradually transformed into a pilgrimage site by non-royal people as the governing institution’s influence waned. This presentation examines the ceremonies performed at this shrine during the Late and Terminal Classic periods (A.D. 700-900).