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ChanAn Ancient Maya Farming Community$
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Cynthia Robin

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780813039831

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813039831.001.0001

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Ceramics and Chronology at Chan

Ceramics and Chronology at Chan

(p.42) 3 Ceramics and Chronology at Chan

Cynthia Robin

University Press of Florida

Ceramics are the most ubiquitous artifacts identified at the farming community of Chan and other Maya sites. Approximately 321,000 ceramic sherds and vessels were identified at Chan. This chapter develops the long history in archaeology of ceramic analysis and presents the 2000-year Chan chronology, which is based upon ceramic analysis and radio carbon dating.

Keywords:   Archaeology, Maya, Chan, farming community, ceramics, chronology, radio carbon dating

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