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Memoirs in Latin American Archaeology, No. 23
University of Pittsburgh Center for Comparative Archaeology and Museo Popol Vuh, Universidad Francisco Marroquín (Guatemala)
2016. 120 pp. ISBN: 978-1-877812-94-1

Ixlú: A Contested Maya Entrepôt in Petén, Guatemala

Ixlú: Un Disputado Entrepôt Maya en Petén, Guatemala

by / por Prudence M. Rice and Don S. Rice

History and geopolitical role of Ixlú on lake Petén Itza. Archaeological research complements ethnohistoric accounts of the events leading up to the Spanish conquest of the Petén Itzas in 1697. Provides insight into Ixlú's possible role as an entrepôt in Maya trade and into conflicts between the region's rival ethnopolities, the Itza and Kowoj. Complete text in English and Spanish.

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