Utatlán the constituted community of the K"iche" Maya of Q"umarkaj by Thomas F. Babcock

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Published by University Press of Colorado in Boulder .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Quiché Indians,
  • History,
  • Social archaeology,
  • Ethnoarchaeology,
  • Antiquities

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementThomas F. Babcock
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1435.1.U65 B33 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25122182M
ISBN 109781607321545, 9781607321552
LC Control Number2011048483

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Buy This Book in Print. summary. One of the most important Postclassic cities, Utatlán, in highland Guatemala, was excavated more than three decades ago. However, the data amassed by archaeologists have not been published until now.

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Qʼumarkaj (Kʼicheʼ: [qʼumarˈkah]) (sometimes rendered as Gumarkaaj, Gumarcaj, Cumarcaj or Kumarcaaj) is an archaeological site in the southwest of the El Quiché department of Guatemala.

Qʼumarkaj is also known as Utatlán, the Nahuatl translation of the city's name. The name comes from Kʼicheʼ Qʼumarkah "Place of old reeds". Qʼumarkaj was one of the most powerful Maya cities when Location: Santa Cruz del Quiché, Quiché. Utatlán: The Constituted Community of the K'iche' Maya of Q'umarkaj will be of interest to students and scholars of Mesoamerican anthropology, archaeology, and ethnohistory.

Thomas F. Babcock is an anthropologist, physician, and consulting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology Utatlán book Anthropology.

The Quiché Mayas of Utatlán is the product of fourteen years spent in archaeological fieldwork and research in the great libraries and repositories of the Americas and Europe.

Product details Series: The Civilization of the American Indian Series (Book )Cited by: The Greater Utatlán Project or in an offset position. Also, where a modern place-name for a community or geo-graphic region is referred to, the customary usage will be retained; for example, Utatlán lies in the Quiche Basin near the modern city of Santa Cruz del Quiché, capital of the Department of Size: KB.

Details on architecture, pottery, burials, and artifacts, along with a focus on residential archaeology, make Utatlán: The Constituted Community of the K'iche' Maya of Q'umarkaj a significant contribution to Maya archaeology.

Most information available on Utatlán focuses on the ceremonial center and ignores the city of the commoners. One of the most important Postclassic cities, Utatlán, in highland Guatemala, was excavated more than three decades ago.

However, the data amassed by archaeologists have not been published until now. Details on architecture, pottery, burials, and artifacts, along with a focus on residential archaeology, make Utatlán: The Constituted Community of the K'iche' Maya of Q'umarkaj a. Utatlan. Utatlan was the capital of the Late Postclassic highland Maya K'iche' polity, also known as K'umarcaaj (its K'iche' name).

The site is located west of Santa Cruz del Quiché, in the department of Quiché, Guatemala. Utatlan and the related settlements of Chisalin, Ismachi, Resguardo, and Pakaman occupy relatively inaccessible plateaus surrounded by deep ravines. One of the most important Postclassic cities, Utatlán, in highland Guatemala, was excavated more than three decades ago.

However, the data amassed by archaeo. This volume is the culmination of fieldwork that was carried out in the Utatlán book at Greater Utatlán, made up of several communities surrounding the ceremonial centre of Q'umarkaj and the famed home of the Popol Wuj.

Although he completed his dissertation inBabcock freely admits that life got in the way of publishing at the time, and I commend him for returning to it three decades : Jennifer P Mathews.

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All you need is a computer & a Followers: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages: illustrations ; 27 cm: Contents: 1. Introduction The questions --Early studies of Quiché culture --Nineteenth-century studies --Twentieth-century studies Origins --The origin of the Quiché forefathers --Natives of the Quiché area --Sociocultural patterns of the Quiché forefathers Kʼicheʼ (pronounced [kʼi ˈtʃeʔ]; previous Spanish spelling: Quiché) are indigenous peoples of the Americas and are one of the Maya Kʼicheʼ language is a Mesoamerican language in the Mayan language highland Kʼicheʼ states in the pre-Columbian era are associated with the ancient Maya civilization, and reached the peak of their power and influence during the Guatemala: 1, The UTA Bookstore is open special limited hours due to COVID MONDAY to FRIDAY 8am to pm until further notice.

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The Spaniards changed the name to the Aztec form, Utatlán, meaning “by the reeds”. The ruins are still called Utatlán and the city on the plains at the foot of the hill.

Mathews, J. Utatlán: The constituted community of the K'iche' Maya of Q'umarkaj ‐ by Backcock, Thomas F. [Review of the book Utatlán: The constituted community of the K'iche' Maya of Q'umarkaj, by T. Babcock].Bulletin of Latin American Research, 34(1), doi: /blarAuthor: Jennifer P Mathews.

The Kʼicheʼ kingdom of Qʼumarkaj was a state in the highlands of modern-day Guatemala which was founded by the Kʼicheʼ (Quiché) Maya in the thirteenth century, and which expanded through the fifteenth century until it was conquered by Spanish and Nahua forces led by Pedro de Alvarado in The Kʼicheʼ kingdom reached its height under the king Kʼiqʼab who ruled from the fortified Common languages: Classical Kʼicheʼ.

0 |aThe Greater Utatlán Project: a constituted community of a late postclassic Maya capital -- Greater Utatlán and Q'umarkaj in highland Guatemala -- Methodology -- Northern peripheral plateaus -- Resguardo area -- The Resguardo-Pakaman Ridge -- Hillside mound and area of obsidian scatter -- Pakaman area excavations -- La comunidad -- The.

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Details on architecture, pottery, burials, and artifacts, along with a focus on residential archaeology, make Utatlán: The Constituted Community of the K'iche' Maya of Q'umarkaj a significant contribution to Maya archaeology. Most information available on Utatlán focuses on the ceremonial center and ignores the city of the : Thomas F Babcock.

_ Utatlán/Qumarkah – The upper cave in the hill is the most sacred place in the Quiché world. (This is the original hill Cumorah.) _ Utatlán/Qumarkah – Only causeway to the top of the hill.

All other sides are steep barancas. Pedro Alvarado became suspicious and would not enter. (This is the original hill Cumorah.). The Manuscript of Chichicastenango. The Quiché chronicler knew that in olden times there was a book which contained the traditions and accounts of his people, and, knowing them perfectly, he had the happy inspiration of recording them.

The first is the visit that the Bishop of Guatemala made to the city of Utatlán, or Gumarcaah. Shop University of Texas at Dallas New, Used, Rental and Digital Textbooks at the Comets Bookstore.

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Now available in paperback for the first time since its publication inThe Quiché Mayas of Utatlán offers a full account of the Quichés, the most powerful Maya group in the Guatemala highlands at the time of the Spanish Conquest.

Robert M. Carmack re-creates the setting of this empire, and peoples it with the rulers, priests, warriors, allies, and travelers who gave it : Robert M Carmack. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Totonicapan.

De la Ciudad Vieja. Salvador Santa Iglesia Santiago sitio Soconusco Sololá tambien Tegucigalpa Teniente tierras tomó posesion Totonicapan trasladó Utatlán Valle vecindario vecinos Verapaz. INTRODUCTION 1. The Chronicles of the Indians. it is likely that a part of the inhabitants of Utatlán, especially members of the nobility and the priesthood, who had their houses in the capital and saw them disappear in the devouring flames, moved to Chichicastenango, the next town, which the ancient Quiché called Chuilá, or "place of.

Utatlán: The Constituted Community of the K'iche' Maya of Q'umarkaj will be of interest to students and scholars of Mesoamerican anthropology, archaeology, and ethnohistory.

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