Cobble circles and standing stones : archaeology at the Rivas Site, Costa Rica /

In this first-person tale of archaeological adventure in the tropical forest, Jeffrey Quilter tells the story of his excavation of Rivas, a great ceremonial center at the foot of the Talamanca Mountain range, which flourished between A.D. 900 and 1300, and its fabled gold-filled cemetery, the Panteó...

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Main Author: Quilter, Jeffrey, 1949-
Format: eBook
Published: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2004.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Getting there
  • The 1992 field season
  • Fieldwork in Operation E, 1993
  • Expanding our understanding of the site, 1994
  • Refining our knowledge of Rivas, 1995-1997
  • The Panteón de La Reina and beyond
  • The artifacts
  • The physical and social worlds of ancient Rivas.