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Altun Ha (ALH)

Appellations
Alternative Acronyms
Alternative Names
Altun-Ha
Identification Numbers
Getty ID
GeoNames
Atlas ID
Position
Country, District
Belize, Belize (BZ-BZ)
Coordinates
17.763940 N, -88.347060 E
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Number of Inscriptions
After Morley (1948)
After Riese (1976)
2
Online
Sources
Remarks

Site code ALH given by Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (1975:23-24; 1982:185-187; 1999:187-189; 2012; 2016); cited by Riese (2004), Mathews (2005). Alternative site name ‚Altun-Ha‘ according to Pendergast (1968b) and Pryce-Jones (1969).
Location verified with and coordinates retrieved from Google Maps Web Services (accessed July 23, 2015).



References

Anders, Ferdinand
1971 Ein vierter Maya-Codex entdeckt?. Ethnologia Americana 8: 343.
Andres, Christopher R.
2005 Building Negotiation: Architecture and Sociopolitical Transformation at Chau Hiix, Lamanai, and Altun Ha, Belize. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Indiana University, Department of Anthropology.
Belonoschkin, Boris
1972 Mayamedizin. Ethnologia Americana 8: 374-381.
Biedermann, Hans
1972 Auf den Spuren einer Maya-Revolution?. Ethnologia Americana 9: 409.
Boteler Mock, Shirley
1998 The Sowing and the Dawning: Termination, Dedication, and Transformation in the Archaeological and Ethnographic Record of Mesoamerica. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM.
Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (CMHI)
1975 Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions. Volume 1: Introduction (by Ian Graham). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
1982 Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions. Volume 3, Part 3: Yaxchilan (by Ian Graham). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
1999 Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions. Volume 6, Part 3: Tonina (by Ian Graham and Peter Mathews). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
2012 Site Codes (updated July 2012). http://peabody.harvard.edu/files/cmhi/CMHI_SiteCodes_FINAL_2012_forWeb.pdf (by Barbara Fash). (accessed July 23, 2015)
2016 Site Codes (updated Februar 2016). https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/files/cmhi/CMHI_SiteCodes_FINAL_2016.pdf (by Barbara Fash). (accessed December 18, 2016)
Foncerrada de Molina, Marta, and Sonia Lombardo de Ruiz
1979 Vasijas pintadas mayas en contexto arqueológico. Estudios y fuentes del arte en México 39. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F..
Mathews, Peter
2005 Site Names and Codes. Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies (FAMSI) http://research.famsi.org/whos_who/sitenames_codes.htm (accessed July 23, 2015)
Mathews, Peter, and David M. Pendergast
1973 Altun Ha Jade Plaque: Deciphering the Inscription. In Studies in Ancient Mesoamerica, edited by John A. Graham, pp. 197–214. Contributions of the University of California Archaeological Research Facility 4. University of California, Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, CA.
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1968 Fragmente unbekannter Maya-Codices entdeckt. Ethnologia Americana 5(1):n.p.
1972 Nachrichten, Meinungen und Notizen. Ethnologia Americana 9: 432.
Olsen, Karyn C., Stephanie A. Cleland, Christine D. White, and Fred J. Longstaffe
2014 Human Dedicatory Burials from Altun Ha, Belize: Exploring Residential History Through Enamel Microwear and Tissue Isotopic Compositions. In: The Bioarchaeology of Space and Place. Vol. , edited by: Gabriel D. Wrobel, pp. 169-192. Springer, New York, NY.
Peiffer, Karlheinz
1972 Neue Hypothese über den Untergang der Maya-Kultur im „Alten Reich“. Ethnologia Americana 8: 388-389.
Pendergast, David M.
1965 Maya Tombs at Altun Ha. Archaeology 18(3): 210–217.
1967a Altun Ha, Honduras Británica : temporadas 1964 y 1965. Estudios De Cultura Maya 6: 149–169.
1967b Ocupación post-clásica en Altun Ha, Honduras Británica. Revista Mexicana De Estudios Antropológicos 21: 213–224.
1968a An Inscribed Jade Plaque from Altun Ha. Archaeology 22(2): 85–92.
1968b Les Tombes d’Altun-Ha au Honduras Britannique. Archéologia 22: 36-39.
1969a An Inscribed Jade Plaque from Altun Ha. Archaeology 22(2): 85–92.
1969b Altun Ha, British Honduras (Belize): The Sun God’s Tomb. Occasional Paper 19. Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto.
1970 Tumbaga Object from the Early Classic Period, Found at Altun Ha, British Honduras (Belize). Science 168(3927). New Series: 116–118.
1971 Evidence of Early Teotihucan-Lowland Maya Contact at Altun Ha. American Antiquity 36(4): 455–460.
1972 Altun Ha, Honduras Británica (Belice): temporadas 1966-1968. Estudios de Cultura Maya 8: 35-56.
1973 Altun Ha: Die Maya-Stadt der Sonne. Antike Welt 4: 24–40.
1976 Altun Ha: A Guidebook to the Ancient Maya Ruins. University Press, Toronto.
1979 Excavations at Altun Ha, Belize, 1964-1970, Volume 1. Royal Ontario Museum Publications in Archaeology. Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario.
1982 Excavations at Altun Ha, Belize, 1964-1970, Volume 2. Royal Ontario Museum Publications in Archaeology. Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario.
1990 Excavations at Altun Ha, Belize, 1964-1970, Volume 3. Royal Ontario Museum Publications in Archaeology. Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario.
1992 Noblesse Oblige: The Elites of Altun Ha and Lamanai, Belize. In: Mesoamerican Elites: An Archaeological Assessment. Vol. , edited by: Chase, Arlen F., Chase, Diane Z., pp. 61-79. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK.
1998 Intercessions with the Gods: Caches and Their Significance at Altun Ha and Lamanai, Belize. In The Sowing and the Dawning: Termination, Dedication, and Transformation in the Archaeological and Ethnographic Record of Mesoamerica, edited by Shirley Boteler Mock, pp. 55–63. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM.
2003 Teotihuacan at Altun Ha. In: The Maya and Teotihuacan: Reinterpreting Early Classic Interaction. Vol. , edited by: Braswell, Geoffrey, pp. 235-247. Linda Schele Series in Maya and Pre-Columbian Studies. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX.
Pring, Duncan C.
1977 The Dating of Teotihuacan Contact at Altun Ha: The New Evidence. American Antiquity 42(4): 626–628.
Pryce-Jones, H.
1969 Altun-Ha: A Tourist’s Notebook. Rotunda 2: 20 – 24.
Riese, Berthold
1980 Sechster Arbeitsbericht über die Hamburger Maya-Inschriften Dokumentation: Die Texte der Hamburger Maya-Inschriften Dokumentation nach dem Stand von September 1976. n.p., Hamburg.
2004 Abkürzungen für Maya-Ruinenorte mit Inschriften. Wayeb Notes 8. http://www.wayeb.org/notes/wayeb_notes0008.pdf (accessed July 23, 2015)
White, Christine D., David M. Pendergast, Fred J. Longstaffe, and Kimberley R. Law
2001 Social Complexity and Food Systems at Altun Ha, Belize: The Isotopic Evidence. Latin American Antiquity 12(4): 371–393.
Źrałka, Jarosław
2014 Pre-Columbian Maya Graffiti: Context, Dating and Function. Alter, Kraków.