University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Robert M. Hill, II

Ancient Maya Houses

At Cauinal and Pueblo Viejo Chixoy el Quiche, Guatemala

By: Robert M. Hill, II

The unique combination of Maya chron­icles, e.g. the Popol Vuh and Annals of the Cakchiquels, descriptions written by Spanish friars and officials after the Con­quest (ethnohistory) and archaeological remains allows a fuller, nearly ethno­graphic, reconstruction of highland Maya culture for the Late Postclassic (co. 1200­1524] than for any other period of Maya prehistory. Unfortunately, the […]


Ancient Maya Houses

At Cauinal and Pueblo Viejo Chixoy, el Quiche, Guatemala — II

By: Robert M. Hill, II

INTRODUCTORY NOTE The text of this article, with accompanying photographs, was published in the last issue of Expedition: Vol. 24, no. 2 (Winter 1982), pp. 40-48. Due entirely to editorial oversight the line illustrations were omitted, for which we offer sincere apologies to all readers and, particularly, to Dr. Hill himself. Here, we present these […]