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Dos Pilas (DPL)

Appellations
Alternative Acronyms
Alternative Names Dos Pozos
Identification Numbers
Getty ID 7032568
GeoNames 3597694
AAG ID
Position
Country, Departamento Guatemala, Petén (GT-PE)
Coordinates 16.445830 N, -90.295830 E
»» UTM / MGRS
Number of Inscriptions
After Morley (1948)
After Riese (1976) 25
Online
Sources
Remarks

Site code DPL given by Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (1975:23-24; 1982:185-187; 1999:187-189; 2012); cited by Riese (2004), Mathews (2005). Alternative name ‘Dos Pozos’ according to CMHI (1975:23).
Location unverified; approximate coordinates are 16°26’45“ N and 90°17’45“ W according to Getty TGN.



References

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2010 Rescate de la escultura prehispánica de Petén: registro, conservacion y puesta en valor de los monumentos mayas. Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción.
Boot, Erik
2002a The Life and Times of B’alah Chan K’awil of Mutal (Dos Pilas), According to Dos Pilas Hieroglyphic Stairway 2. Electronic Document. Mesoweb.
2002b The Dos Pilas-Tikal Wars from the Perspective of Dos Pilas Hieroglyphic Stairway 4. Electronic Document. Mesoweb.
Brady, James E.
1997 Settlement Configuration and Cosmology: The Role of Caves at Dos Pilas. American Anthropologist 99(3): 602–618.
Brady, James E., Luis Fernando Luin, Lori Wright, Carolina Foncea, and Sandra Villagrán
1992 Descubrimientos recientes de la Cueva de Sangre, Dos Pilas. In IV Simposio de Arqueología Guatemalteca: julio de 1990, edited by Juan P. Laporte Molina and Héctor L. Escobedo A., pp. 153–167. Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Guatemala.
Brady, James E., Ann M. Scott, Allan B. Cobb, Irma Rodas, John Fogarty, and Monica Urquizú Sánchez
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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.
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Emery, Kitty F.
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Escobedo, Héctor L.
1997 Arroyo de Piedra: Sociopolitical Dynamics of a Secondary Center in the Petexbatun Region. Ancient Mesoamerica 8(2): 307–320.
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Mathews, Peter
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Mayer, Karl Herbert
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1995 Maya Monuments: Sculptures of Unknown Provenance, Supplement 4. Academic Publishers, Graz.
2002 Depredación de la Estela 16 de Dos Pilas, Petén. U Tz’ib 3(3): 23–24.
2007 Dos Pilas Stela 8: A Maya Stela in Guatemala’s Peten Mutilated Once Again. Mexicon 29(6): 147–149.
Ortiz de León, Jorge Mario
2004 Estudio del desarrollo de una tradición: las escalinatas jeroglíficas de la región de Petexbatun y Usumacinta. Unpublished Tesis de licenciatura, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Guatemala.
Palka, Joel W.
1996 Sociopolitical Implications of a New Emblem Glyph and Place Name in Classic Maya Inscriptions. Latin American Antiquity 7(3): 211–227.
1997 Reconstructing Classic Maya Socioeconomic Differentiation and the Collapse at Dos Pilas, Peten, Guatemala. Ancient Mesoamerica 8(2): 293–306.
Riese, Berthold
2004 Abkürzungen für Maya-Ruinenorte mit Inschriften. Wayeb Notes 8. http://www.wayeb.org/notes/wayeb_notes0008.pdf (accessed July 23, 2015)
Robertson, Merle G.
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Stuart, David S.
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Valdés, Juan A.
1997 Tamarindito: Archaeology and Regional Politics in the Petexbatun Region. Ancient Mesoamerica 8(2): 321–335.
Villela, Khristaan D.
1991 The Death of Lady Wak Chan Tzuk of Naranjo Recorded at Dos Pilas. Texas Notes on Precolumbian Art, Writing, and Culture 18. Center of the History and Art of Ancient American Culture, Art Department, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.
Wilford, John Noble
2002 Maya Carvings Tell of a War of 2 Superpowers. The New York Times, September 19, sec. World.