Prehispanic population of Santa Marta Bays, report 4 cover
Report, No. 4
University of Pittsburgh Latin American Archaeology Publications and Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá)
2005. 157 pp. ISBN: 1-877812-80-3

The Pre-Hispanic Population of the Santa Marta Bays: A Contribution to the Study of the Development of the Northern Colombian Tairona Chiefdoms

Poblamiento prehispánico de las Bahías de Santa Marta: Contribución al estudio del desarrollo de los cacicazgos tairona del norte de Colombia

by / por Carl Henrik Langebaek

A report on the regional archaeological research carried out in the Bahías de Santa Marta of the Parque Tairona, Department of Magdalena. The sequence includes more than 1500 years of prehispanic history, split into three occupations. Environment, settlement patterns, and demographic history are addressed, and a chronological analysis of ceramic types from stratigraphic excavations is presented. Complete text in English and Spanish.

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