The Hydroarchaeological Method: A Case Study at the Maya Site of Palenque

@inproceedings{French2012TheHM,
  title={The Hydroarchaeological Method: A Case Study at the Maya Site of Palenque},
  author={Kirk Dow French and Christopher J. Duffy and Gopal Bhatt},
  year={2012}
}
Maya centers, has what is arguably the most unusual and intricate system of water management known anywhere in the Maya Lowlands. Years of archaeological research, including intensive mapping between 1997 and 2000 (Figure 1), reveal that this major center, situated on a narrow escarpment at the base of the Sierra de Chiapas in northern Chiapas, Mexico, began as a modest settlement about A.D. 100. Then, during the seventh and eighth centuries, Palenque experienced explosive growth, mushrooming… CONTINUE READING

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