University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Warren R. DeBoer

Ceremonial Centers of the Chachi

By: Warren R. DeBoer and John H. Blitz

It would seem that archaeologists are forever talking about cere­monial centers, places where people do not reside permanently but where they periodically flock to carry out—you guessed it—”cere­monies.” As tabulated in the ac­companying box, the notion of the largely vacant ceremonial center has played a persisting role in the annals of New World prehistory. Although few […]