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10/3 - Maya after midterm
* Leopold Batnes – Teotihuacan
* William Sanders - Teotihuacan mapping project
* S. Sugiyama and R. Cabrera
* Street of the Dead - 15 ½ degrees east of north
* Grid oriented – Canalized at the Rio San Juan
* Pyramid of the sun – one of the largest mounds in north America * Cave below the pyramid of the sun (Cave of emergence) * Summer Solstice – June 21st it is directly on top of the pyramid * No shadow at noon

* Sun goes down and the seven sisters comes up on the other side * Temple of the Feathered Serpent
* Human and Canine Maxillae
* Strontium Isotope Analysis
Teotihuacan Terms
adornos – molded adornments
apartment complexes
backrack
barrios
Batres, Leopoldo
Ciudadela
drought
Great Goddess
Host Figures
incensario - incense burner
Kaminaljuyu
maxillae
Pachuca obsidian
patio
Pennsylvania State, Teotihuacan Mapping Project — Wm. Sanders & B. Price Pleiades
Pyramid of Moon
Pyramid of Sun
San Juan River
slab-footed, stucco-covered cylinder tripod bows w/ lids
Storm God War Headdress
Street of the Dead
strontium and oxygen isotope
talud-tablero
Temple of the Feathered Serpent
Teotihuacan = "Place Where the Gods Lived"
Teotihuacan Archaeological Project — S. Sugyama & R. Cabrera theater-style incensarios
Thin Orange Pottery
Tlaloc – Storm God
Veracruz Barrio
Zapotec Barrio
10/4 – Recitation
* Lost Kingdoms of the Maya - Movie
* Stevens and Catherwood
* Bill Fash
* Robert Sharer
* David Stuart – Epigrapher
* Codices
* Barbara Fash – Draws the pictures
* Linda Schele – Epigrapher
* Ball game – Represent movement of sun and starts, bountiful harvest * Supreme source of nourishment to the gods is Blood
* Chu’lel = soul – Living force of the universe
* Copal – Used for incense
* Huipil = traditional Maya dress
* Chip Morris
* Xibalba = underworld – place of fright
* Arlan and Diane Chase – Caracol
* Ricardo Agurcia – Copan
* Rosalila – Inner structure at temple 16 in Copan * Flint (Firestone) swords were here
* Arthur Demarest – Dos Pilas
Maya - 10/8
* Teochichten continued
* Temple of the Feathered Serpent – Bodies that are not decapitated * Ciudadela – Enclosure that surrounds the Temple of the Feathered Serpent * Mold Made Adornos – Little pieces of adornment

* Incensarios – Get things to do rituals in your own home * Host Figures – Hallow, metaphor for teotichuan
* Temple of Moon and Cerro Gordo (Fat Hill)
* Burial 2 – Human Sacrifice and animals, given these sacrifices alive * Burial 5 – Wearing Motagua Jade from the river (means Maya) * Three Guatemalan highland kings
* Great teeth (great diets), really nice tomb
* Barrios – Neighborhood

Maya – 10/10
* Teoutihucan – Great goddess with all the symbols
* Manifestation of the storm god “tlaloc”
* There is no great goddess
* There are no ball courts at Teoutican
* There are murals of people playing ball games, different than the Mayan game * Masks – represent
* Thin Orange Pottery – From Puebla but diagnostic of teotihican * Slap-footed, stucco covered tripod vases
* Theater style incensarios
* Teotihuacan – Mesoamerica’s first empire
* Pochteca – traders (accept our terms or we kick your ass) * Oaxaca – Zapotec Barrio
* Veracruz Barrio – Traders
* Kaminaljuyu, Guatemala – Mound A
* Teotihuacan – Pyramid of Moon Burial 5 similar to the one at kaminjuly * Name of Tikal - Mutal – Hairstyle
* Chak tok Ich’aak – Firery red dragon claw
* Arrival of strangers from PUH – fiery red dragon claw is gone, drop dead * Sihyak Kahk – Fire is born , spearthrower owl both from Puh * Launch wars, one place Uaxactun
* Yax nun Ahiin – Son of spear thrower owl = accession = AD 379 Teotihuacan, Valley of...
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