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Excavations in the Tigre Complex, El Mirador, Petén, Guatemala

Richard D. Hansen

Excavations in the Tigre Complex, El Mirador, Petén, Guatemala

by Richard D. Hansen

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Published by New World Archaeological Foundation, Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Guatemala.,
  • Indians of Central America -- Guatemala -- Architecture.,
  • Mirador Site (Guatemala),
  • Guatemala -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-308).

    Statementby Richard D. Hansen.
    SeriesPapers of the New World Archaeological Foundation -- no. 62, Mirador series -- pt. 3
    ContributionsNew World Archaeological Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1435.1.M57 H35 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 308 p. :
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18731820M

    El Mirador – Archaeologists at Work – Guatemala Adventure The Trip to El Mirador – Hiking Adventure in the Jungle of Guatemala. To get there, you have to walk. Sometimes it is possible to ride on mules. But walking is faster and allows you to watch the nature more closely. It is a 5-day trip to El Mirador .   Excavations at the Tigre complex of El Mirador undertaken by the BYU El Mirador project at this key Middle-Late Formative site in the Maya Lowlands of Guatemala. Published as part of the El Mirador hed by New World Archaeological : NIMA.

    Excavations in the Tigre Complex, El Mirador, Peten, Guatemala. Papers of the New World Archaeological Foundation, No. 62, El Mirador Series, Part 3. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. Hansen, Richard D. Excavations on Structure 34 and the Tigre Area, El Mirador, Peten, Guatemala: A New Look at the Preclassic Lowland Maya. El Mirador is the most recently discovered Mayan City in Guatemala and is believed to be the largest one. It is also where you will find the biggest Mayan pyramid ever found. It’s located north from Tikal but it’s still not as popular because it can only be accessed by helicopter or trekking.. Don’t forget to check out more cool places to go to when you visit Guatemala.

    El Mirador Helicopter tour is the best seller in our helicopter adventures in helicopter trip delivers spectacular aerial sights of the lake Peten Itza, the island of Flores, El Mirador archaeological site, as well as the exotic Maya jungle.. Also, travelers will experience a landing within the lost city of El Mirador along with a guided tour of the famous Maya site. Situada en la Cuenca del Mirador, norte de Peten Guatemala, el centro ceremonial abarca un área de 26 km 2. En su arquitectura destacan las estructuras triádicas -plataformas con tres pirámides-, de las que se han hallado treinta y cinco. Las caras de las pirámides estaban cubiertas con estuco y decoradas con enormes mascarones de los dioses.


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Excavations in the Tigre Complex, El Mirador, Petén, Guatemala by Richard D. Hansen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excavations in the Tigre Complex El Mirador, Peten, Guatemala: Number 62 (Volume 62) (Papers of the New World Archaeological Foundation) Paperback – February 6, Author: Richard D.

Hansen. Excavations at the Tigre complex of El Mirador undertaken by the BYU El Mirador project at this key Middle-Late Formative site in the Maya Lowlands of Guatemala. Published as part of the El Mirador series. Published by New World Archaeological Foundation. Excavations in the Tigre complex, El Mirador, Petén, Guatemala / by Richard D.

Hansen. Format Book Published Provo, Utah: New World Archaeological Foundation, Brigham Young University, Description xvii, p.: ill., maps ; 27 cm. Series Papers of. Excavations in the Tigre complex, El Mirador, Petén, Guatemala.

Provo, Utah: New World Archaeological Foundation, Brigham Young University, (OCoLC) Get this from a library. Excavations in the Tigre complex, El Mirador, Petén, Guatemala. Part 3, El Mirador Series.

[Richard D Hansen]. Excavations at the Danta and Monos complexes of El Mirador were undertaken by the BYU El Mirador project at this key Middle-Late Formative site in the Maya Lowlands of Guatemala.

Published as part of the El Mirador series. Published by New World Archaeological Foundation. Richard D.

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Includes bibliographical references. Subjects: Mirador Site (Guatemala) | Mayas -. Prehistoric Settlement in the South Pacific Coast of Chiapas, Mexico by Barbara Voorhies,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Las dos mayores pirámides de el Mirador son el Tigre y la Danta. La Danta es la pirámide mas alta de los Mayas y de América, con mayor volumen que la Pirámide Keops en Egipto.

Se encuentra en lo remoto de la selva del Petén a escasos siete kilómetros de la frontera norte con México, y para llegar desde Guatemala se requieren varios días. Visit El Mirador Archeological Site By Helicopter, El Mirador is a Late Pre-classic Maya city located in the Mirador Basin, Petén, Guatemala, dating from BC and was partially abandoned around year AD.

It was later reoccupied in the late classical period and finally abandoned in the ninth century. This complex, like much of El Mirador is still undergoing excavation. Often we saw these maize-grinding bowls – obviously so commonly found that they’re just left where they’re dug up.

Opposite us sits La Danta (a 35 minute walk from camp) – one of the largest pyramids built by the Maya at 74 metres in height, but now swallowed by the. El Mirador is one of the largest and earliest Mayan sites in the world.

Set within Guatemala’s thick Petén jungles, El Mirador flourished in the Preclassic period prior to the accession of Tikal. The massive ruins here are the focus of ongoing excavations and are sure to.

The original field data come from the site of El Palmar, Petén, Guatemala, recently surveyed and excavated by the author ().El Palmar is a large Preclassic site located about 15 km to the west of the great Maya city of Tikal and directly south of the region of El by: 5. FARES, GHF, PACUNAM, and the Government of Guatemala have formally opened the site of El Mirador, the largest Maya complex in the world, to the public including complete restoration of the entire complex of El Mirador, the namesake for Mirador Archaeological and Wildlife Preserve, containing the oldest and largest pyramid in the Maya world – La Danta.

El Mirador today is part of the Mirador-Río Azul National Park, which itself is part of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, an 8,square-mile tract of rain forest in northern Guatemala. Excavations at El Mirador, Petén, Guatemala: the Danta and Monos complexes / Wayne K. Howell and Denise Ranae Evans C.

Howell, Wayne K. Provo, Utah: New World Archaeological Foundation, Excavations in the Tigre complex, El Mirador, Petén, Guatemala / Richard D. Hansen. Ellen Lloyd - - Today, overgrown by jungle, El Mirador is a large pre-Columbian Mayan settlement, located in the north of the modern department of El Petén, Guatemala.

This ancient site was once the thriving capital of the Maya civilization. The place is very difficult to access. El Mirador, Peten, Guatemala: An Interim Report; Paper 45 (Volume 45) (Papers of the New World Archaeological Foundation) [Matheny, Ray] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

El Mirador, Peten, Guatemala: An Interim Report; Paper 45 (Volume 45) (Papers of the New World Archaeological Foundation)Author: Ray Matheny. El Mirador (The Lookout), the name given to the site by chicleros (chicle harvesters) before its 'discovery' by archaeologists, is due to the excellent views provided by some of the pyramids.

La Danta (the Tapir) looms some 70m above the forest floor. Another pyramid, El Tigre, measures 55m high and its base cov sq meters – six times the area of Tikal's biggest structure, Templo IV. According to Tripadvisor travelers, these are the best ways to experience El Mirador: El Mirador From Guatemala City (From $) El Mirador And Crater Azul Tour From Flores 2d / 1n (From $) El Mirador Tour By Helicopter From Flores (From $) El Mirador And Crater Azul Tour From Guatemala City 2d / 1n (From $)/5().El Mirador.

El Mirador, a very large Late Formative Maya site in the northern part of Petén, Guatemala, near the Mexican border. Its inaccessibility has limited research, but evidence now shows that the site was occupied in the Middle Formative Period, grew to prominence and power during the Late Formative, and declined in the Protoclassic—ultimately relinquishing its power by a.d.

to.El Mirador flourished from about the 6th century BCE to the 1st century CE, reaching its height from the 3rd century BCE. Then it experienced a hiatus of construction and perhaps abandonment for generations, followed by re-occupation and further construction in the Late Classic era, and a final abandonment about the end of the 9th century.

The civic center of the site covers some 10 square Location: El Petén, Guatemala.