Maya stone tools : selected papers from the Second Maya Lithic Conference / edited by Thomas R. Hester and Harry J. Shafer.
Contributor(s): Shafer, Harry J | Maya Lithic Conference (2: 1982: San Antonio, Texas)Language: English Publisher: Madison, Wisc. : Prehistory Press, 1991.Description: viii, 291p. : ill., maps, photos. ; 28cm.ISBN: 0962911003
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The second Maya Lithics Conference was held at Casa San José in San Antonio, Texas, from October 19-22, 1982 (cf. p.vii).
Includes bibl. references.
Contents: Lithic analysis as a means of processual inference in southern Mesoamerica / William Fowler; A descriptive taxonomy of middle preclassic chert tools at Colha, Belize / Daniel R. Potter; Late preclassic formal stone tool production at Colha, Belize / H.J. Shafer; Lithic artefacts from Cerros, Belize / B. Mitchum; A late classic workshop at Colha, Belize / E. Roemer; Technological and comparative analyses of the chipped stone artefacts from El Pozito, Belize / T.R. Hester, H.J. Shafer, T. Berry; The production chert projectile points at Yerba Buena, Chiapas, Mexico / John Clark, Donne Bryant; Chert tool production and consumption among classic period Maya households / S. Fedick; The structure of late classic lithic assemblages in the central Petén Lakes region, Guatemala / M. Aldenderfer; Flaked celt production at Becán, Campeche, Mexico / Marc Thompson; Lithics of the early postclassic at Colha, Belize / T.R. Hester, H.J. Shafer; Flaked lithics from the Cenote of sacrifice. Chichén Itzá, Yucatán / P. Sheets; The flaked chert industry of Tikal, Guatemala / H. Moholy-Nahy; Chert debitage from the Harvard Copán excavations / F. Valdez, D.R. Potter; Edge angles and tool function among the Maya / S. Lewenstein; Tools of ancient Maya builders / J.D. Eaton; A preliminary functional and contextual study of constricted adzes from northern Belize / E.C. Gibson; Woodworking tools at Cerros / S. Lewenstein; Modern Lacandon lithic technology and blade workshops / J.E. Clark; Lithic studies from a Belizean perspective / J. Awe; Structure and dynamics of intercommunity exchange / P. McAnany.