publication . Article . 2012

Intercultural relations in Northern Peru: the north central highlands during the Middle Horizon

Lau, George;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 01 Jul 2012
  • Publisher: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
This contribution surveys the emergence and character of the Middle Horizon in Peru’s north highlands. It centers on Ancash department, a region with a rich and unique archaeological record for contextualizing interaction during the period. My discussion begins by detailing the sequence and variability of interregional interaction in Ancash Department during the latter half of the 1st millennium AD. Then I will examine the general implications of the available data – especially architecture, long distance goodsand ceramic style – with a view to identify current difficulties and to encourage future problem-oriented investigations. Two terms help contextualize the...
free text keywords: comercio, intercambio, costa-sierra, emulación, interacción interregional
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