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La Amelia is a Pre-Columbian Maya archaeological site near Itzan, in the lower Pasión River region of the Petén Department of Guatemala. [1]

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Aguateca is a Maya site located in northern Guatemala's Petexbatun Basin, in the department of Petén.

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Arthur Demarest

Arthur Andrew Demarest is an American anthropologist and archaeologist, known for his studies of the Maya civilization.

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Calakmul (also Kalakmul and other less frequent variants) is a Maya archaeological site in the Mexican state of Campeche, deep in the jungles of the greater Petén Basin region.

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Carnegie Institution for Science

The Carnegie Institution of Washington (the organization's legal name), known also for public purposes as the Carnegie Institution for Science (CIS), is an organization in the United States established to fund and perform scientific research.

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Dos Pilas

Dos Pilas is a Pre-Columbian site of the Maya civilization located in what is now the department of Petén, Guatemala.

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Edwin M. Shook

Edwin M. Shook (22 November 1911 – 9 March 2000) was an American archaeologist and Mayanist scholar, best known for his extensive field work and publications on pre-Columbian Maya civilization sites.

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Egyptian hieroglyphs

Egyptian hieroglyphs were the formal writing system used in Ancient Egypt.

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Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala (República de Guatemala), is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast.

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Guatemala City

Guatemala City (Ciudad de Guatemala), locally known as Guatemala or Guate, officially Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción (New Guatemala of the Assumption), is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala, and the most populous in Central America.

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In situ

In situ (often not italicized in English) is a Latin phrase that translates literally to "on site" or "in position".

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Itzan is a Maya archaeological site located in the municipality of La Libertad in the Petén Department of Guatemala.

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The jaguar (Panthera onca) is a wild cat species and the only extant member of the genus Panthera native to the Americas.

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K'awiil, in the Post-Classic codices corresponding to God K, is a Maya deity identified with lightning, serpents, fertility and maize.

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Lachan K'awiil Ajaw Bot

Not to be confused with Ajaw B'ot, king of Seibal. Lachan K'awiil Ajaw Bot (25 June 760 - ?) was a Maya king of La Amelia, an ancient city near Itzan in the Petén Department of modern Guatemala.

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Maya calendar

The Maya calendar is a system of calendars used in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica and in many modern communities in the Guatemalan highlands, Veracruz, Oaxaca and Chiapas, Mexico.

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Maya civilization

The Maya civilization was a Mesoamerican civilization developed by the Maya peoples, and noted for its hieroglyphic script—the only known fully developed writing system of the pre-Columbian Americas—as well as for its art, architecture, mathematics, calendar, and astronomical system.

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Mesoamerican chronology

Mesoamerican chronology divides the history of prehispanic Mesoamerica into several periods: the Paleo-Indian (first human habitation–3500 BCE), the Archaic (before 2600 BCE), the Preclassic or Formative (2000 BCE–250 CE), the Classic (250–900CE), and the Postclassic (900–1521 CE), Colonial (1521–1821), and Postcolonial (1821–present).

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Metres above sea level

Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL) or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m a.s.l.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level.

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Municipalities of Guatemala

The departments of Guatemala are divided into 340 municipalities or municipios.

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Nikolai Grube

Nikolai Grube is a German epigrapher.

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Pasión River

The Pasión River (Río de la Pasión) is a river located in the northern lowlands region of Guatemala.

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The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

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Petén Department

Petén is a department of the Republic of Guatemala.

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Petexbatún Lake

Petexbatún is a small lake formed by a river of the same name, which is a tributary of the La Pasion river.

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A polity is any kind of political entity.

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Pre-Columbian era

The Pre-Columbian era incorporates all period subdivisions in the history and prehistory of the Americas before the appearance of significant European influences on the American continents, spanning the time of the original settlement in the Upper Paleolithic period to European colonization during the Early Modern period.

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Sayaxché is a municipality in the El Petén department of Guatemala, on the Río La Pasión river.

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Stanford University Press

The Stanford University Press (SUP) is the publishing house of Stanford University.

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Sylvanus Morley

Sylvanus Griswold Morley (June 7, 1883September 2, 1948) was an American archaeologist, epigrapher, and Mayanist scholar who made significant contributions toward the study of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in the early 20th century.

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Tamarindito is an archaeological site of the Maya civilization located along an escarpment in the Petén department of Guatemala.

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Tan Te' K'inich

Tan Te' K'inich was a Maya king of the ancient city of Aguateca, in the Petén Department of modern Guatemala.

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Thames & Hudson

Thames & Hudson (also Thames and Hudson and sometimes T&H for brevity) is a publisher of illustrated books on art, architecture, design, and visual culture.

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Tikal (Tik’al in modern Mayan orthography) is the ruin of an ancient city, which was likely to have been called Yax Mutal, found in a rainforest in Guatemala.

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University of Texas Press

The University of Texas Press (or UT Press) is a university press that is part of the University of Texas at Austin.

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University Press of Colorado

The University Press of Colorado is a nonprofit publisher supported partly by Adams State University, Colorado State University, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University of Denver, the University of Colorado, the University of Northern Colorado, Utah State University, and Western State Colorado University.

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Williams College

Williams College is a private liberal arts college in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States.

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Yale University

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Amelia

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