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Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay$
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Debra S. Walker

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780813062792

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813062792.001.0001

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Maya at the Edge of the World

Maya at the Edge of the World

Thoughts on Chetumal Bay

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(p.292) 16 Maya at the Edge of the World
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Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay
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David A. Freidel

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813062792.003.0016

This summary chapter weaves together the themes presented by various authors into a broader view of greater Mayab. The author draws on his wide experience excavating on Cozumel Island and in Yucatan, Belize, and Guatemala to link Chetumal Bay, situated on the eastern edge of the region, to more distant Maya polities across time and space. He follows the themes of waterborne travel, noted in new discoveries at El Achiotal, the precocious early development of a long distance exchange network at Yaxuna and elsewhere, the rise of the El Mirador polity in the Late Preclassic, and the fortunes of the Classic era Kaanal kingdom to link individual site histories to broader historical trends.

Keywords:   Kaanal, El Mirador, El Achiotal, Yaxuna, Cozumel

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