Link to enlarge Archaeology Plate 107 ©Annie Hunter Travis Doering and Lori Collins

© 2007 Travis Doering and Lori Collins

M3D Number:  M3D0096
Origin Site:  Takalik Abaj , Guatemala 
Artifact Identification:  Monument 6 
Artifact Type:  Carved monument 
Artifact Medium:  Volcanic stone: Basalt (PTNA) 
Location Information:  Department of Retalhuleu, Takalik Abaj, moved to  
Country:  Guatemala 
Chron Era:  Late Preclassic (Cassier and Ichon 1981) Middle Preclass
Notes:  Carved in the form of an animal head, probably a toad, carved on unmodified surface of the rock (PNTA) 
Collaborators:  Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes Guatemala/Direccion General del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural-IDAEH/Proyecto Nacional Takalik Abaj  
Acknowledgements:  National Science Foundation Grant (BCS 0911078) 
Credit:  Copyright © 2012 Doering & Collins, Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies, University of South Florida.
Prepared for and in Cooperation with:   Schieber de Lavarreda & Orrego, Proyecto Nacional Takalik Abaj, Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Direccion General del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural-IDAEH, Guatemala. For publication or other use of original drawings, photos, or scans permission must be requested in writing from the authors at AIST@usf.edu.
References & Background:  
Cassier, J. and A. Ichon 1978; Cassier, J. and A. Ichon 1981; Chang Lam, E. 1991; Graham, J. A. 1981; Graham, J. A. 1982; Graham, J. A. 1992; Graham, J. A. and L. Benson 2005; Miles, S. W. 1965; Orrego Corzo, M. 1990; Parsons, L. A. 1986;
Photograph by AIST and Joseph Gamble
Click to view all photographs

Click to view all scan images

Prepared for and in collaboration with:
Schieber de Lavarreda & Orrego/Proyecto Nacional Tak'alik Ab'aj/Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes
Dirección General del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural-IDAEH
Previous Page Next Page Edit Query Return to Thumbnails