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hunting red gold by fotisif
April 13, 2010, 9:25 am
Filed under: conferences, New World

Benjamin Carter organises a symposium on the grounds of the SAA 75th Annual Meeting, entitled “Hunting red gold: Updates in the prehistory of Spondylus in South America”.

The papers that will be read:

  • Izumi Shimada—Shell Artifact Manufacturing: Insight from a Late Horizon Shellworker’s Tool Kit
  • Carol Mackey—Late Period Spondylus Usage: Examples from Chimu and Inka Tombs
  • Anne Marie Hocquenghem—El Spondylus princeps en el Extremo Norte del Perú a Partir del Periodo Intermedio Tardío
  • Eva Pajuelo and Paul Flores Escudero—Nuevos Apuntes Sobre los Talleres Malacologicos en Tumbes, Peru
  • Theresa Topic and John Topic—Spondylus Use in the North Sierra of Peru
  • Leon Doyon—Once in a Lifetime?: Spondylus Supply and Demand in the Regional Developmental Period Ecuadorian Highlands
  • Alexander Martín and Benjamin Carter—Regional Craft Standardization Through Domestic Cottage Production: New Data From the Spondylus Industry of Coastal Ecuador
  • Maria Masucci—Beyond Spondylus in Regional Developments: Shell working and Explanatory Models for the Regional Developmental Period, Coastal Ecuador
  • Adrian Velazquez and Emiliano Melgar—Tapachtli and Mullu in Mesoamerica and the Andean Region

The Program of the Meeting is available here


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