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Memoirs in Latin American Archaeology, No. 24
University of Pittsburgh Center for Comparative Archaeology, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), and Instituto Colombiano de Antropología e Historia (ICANH)
2018. 160 pp. ISBN: 978-1-877812-95-8

Regional Settlement Patterns in the Alto Magdalena: The San Agustín-Isnos Zone

Patrones de asentamiento regional en el Alto Magdalena: la zona de San Agustín-Isnos

by / por Robert D. Drennan, Víctor González Fernández, and Carlos Augusto Sánchez

Results of settlement analysis in the San Agustín-Isnos zone of the Alto Magdalena region in the Andes of southwestern Colombia. Includes analysis of population levels and distribution in relation to environmental variables and monumental tombs and sculpture, from 1000 BC to the Spanish Conquest. Reconstructs changing social, political, and economic organization as regional chiefly polities emerge and develop in a survey area that includes the majority of the Alto Magdalena's monumental sculpture. Complete text in English and Spanish.

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