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Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize$
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Elizabeth Graham

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780813036663

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813036663.001.0001

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The Churches at Tipu and Lamanai

The Churches at Tipu and Lamanai

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(p.189) EIGHT The Churches at Tipu and Lamanai
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Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize
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Elizabeth Graham

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813036663.003.0009

In this chapter, the excavations at Tipu and Lamanai are described, with a focus on the church at Tipu and the two churches built at Lamanai. What is known from documentary evidence about the two communities is summarized, church burials are discussed, and an attempt is made to integrate the information from archaeological and documentary sources. Reconstructions of what we think the churches looked like, based on archaeological data, are provided, and the overall narrative carries through to the end of the sixteenth century.

Keywords:   Tipu, Lamanai, Church, burial, archaeology, ethnohistory, Franciscan

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