Sweet Cacao and Sour Atole: Mixed Drinks on Classic Maya Ceramic Vases

@inproceedings{Beliaev2010SweetCA,
  title={Sweet Cacao and Sour Atole: Mixed Drinks on Classic Maya Ceramic Vases},
  author={D. Beliaev and A. Davletshin and Alexandre Tokovinine},
  year={2010}
}
Many Classic Maya painted vessels feature a genre of inscriptions known as the “dedicatory formula” or the “primary standard sequence” (PSS).These texts usually mention the vessel type, its contents, and its owner’s name. The decipherment of the PSS on Classic Maya ceramics in the 1980s (Houston and Taube 1987; Houston et al. 1989; MacLeod 1989; Stuart 1988, 1989) opened the first page in the Ancient Maya cook book. The two main ingredients mentioned in the contents section of the PSS were… CONTINUE READING
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