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Contributions in New World Archaeology, vol. 10, Into the Underworld: Landscapes of Creation and Conceptions of the Afterlife in Mesoamerica

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Contributions in New World Archaeology, vol. 10, Into the Underworld: Landscapes of Creation and Conceptions of the Afterlife in Mesoamerica, Special Issue, Proceedings of the 4th Maya Conference "Into the Underworld: Archaeological and Antropological Perspectives on Caves, Death and the Afterlife in the Pre-Columbian Americas", February 19-22, 2015, Cracow, ed. by J. Zralka, C. Helmke, Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Institute of Archaeology, Krakow 2016



From the editors
Through the valley of the shadow of death: Death as a typical domain requiring non-literal treatment Agnieszka Hamann
Xo 'l vitz y xe'naloj: el paisaje sagrado de los mayas ixiles de Guatemala Monika Banach
Lacandon paths to the Underworld Milan Kovdc
Caves and New Fire ceremonies in the Central Mexican Highlands: The case of the Cerro de la Estrella, Iztapalapa, Mexico
Christophe Helmke and Ismael Arturo Montero Garcia
The cave and the butterfly: Thoughts on death and rebirth in ancient Mesoamerica Jesper Nielsen
Uk'ay ajbuj: Otherworldly owls in the mundo maya Harri Kettunen
Places of beginning, modes of belonging: Steambaths and caves in Mesoamerica John S. Henderson and Kathryn M. Hudson
The life, death, and afterlife of an ancient Maya king: A study of Pusilha Ruler G Andrew D. Somerville and Geoffrey E. Braswell
Burials, offerings, flints and the cult of ancestors: The case of Nakum Structure X, Peten, Guatemala
Jaroslaw Zratka, Wieslaw Koszkul, Varinia Matute, Bogumil Pilarski,
Bernard Hermes, Juan Luis Velasquez
Excavating data: Harmonization of burial data from Uaxactun, Guatemala Lenka Hordkova
Out of the Underworld: The resurrection of the Maize God and its architectural context Jan Szymanski
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