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El Peru (PRU)

Appellations
Alternative Acronyms
Alternative Names
Waka'
Identification Numbers
Getty ID
GeoNames
AAG ID
Position
Country, Departamento
Guatemala, Petén (GT-PE)
Coordinates
17.266060 N, -90.355780 E
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Number of Inscriptions
After Morley (1948)
After Riese (1976)
Online
Sources
Remarks

Site code PRU 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 name ‘Waka’’ according to Freidel & Escobedo (2003).
Location unverified; approximate coordinates after the entry in sheet 2167 IV of the IGN map.



References

Acuña, Mary J.
2014 Royal Alliances, Ritual Behavior, and the Abandonment of the Royal Couple Building at El Perú-Waka’. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 53–65. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
Borhegyi, Stephan F. de, and Lee A. Parsons
1963 Pares de vasijas gemelas policromadas con figuras pintadas del área maya. Estudios de Cultura Maya 3: 107–112.
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 23, 2016)
Eppich, Keith
2007 Death and Veneration at El Perú-Waka’: Structure M14-15 as Ancestor Shrine. The PARI Journal 8(1): 1–16.
2014 Ritual Narratives from El Perú-Waka’: Ceremonial Deposits in Non-Royal, Elite Contexts. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 112–133. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
Escobedo, Héctor L., and David A. Freidel
2004 Proyecto Arqueológico El Perú-Waka’: informe no. 1, temporada 2003. Instituto de Antropología e Historia de Guatemala, Guatemala.
Freidel, David A., and Héctor L. Escobedo
2003 Un diseño de investigación para El Perú-Waka’: una capital maya clásica en el occidente de Petén. In XVI Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueológicas en Guatemala, 2002, edited by Juan Pedro Laporte, Bárbara Arroyo, Héctor Escobedo, and Héctor E. Mejía, pp. 389–407. Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Guatemala.
Freidel, David A., and Héctor L. Escobedo
2014 Stelae, Buildings, and People: Reflections on Ritual in the Archaeological Record at El Perú-Waka’. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 18–33. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
Guenter, Stanley P.
2005 Informe Preliminar de la Epigrafía de El Perú. In Proyecto Arqueológico El Perú-Waka’: informe no. 2, temporada 2004, edited by Héctor L. Escobedo and David A. Freidel. Instituto de Antropología e Historia de Guatemala, Guatemala.
2007 On the Emblem Glyph of El Peru. The PARI Journal 8(2): 20–23.
2014 The Epigraphy of El Perú-Waka’. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 147–166. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
Hruby, Zachary X., and Michelle Rich
2014 Flint for the Dead: Ritual Deposition of Production Debitage from El Perú-Waka’, Burial 39. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 167–183. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
Inomata, Takeshi
2014 Action, Thought, and Negotiation in Ritual : A Commentary. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 220–227. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
Lee, David F., and Jennifer C. Piehl
2014 Ritual and Remembrance at the Northwest Palace Complex, El Perú-Waka’. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 85–101. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
Marken, Damien B.
2014 Sansamal Performance: Variability in Ritual Contexts at El Perú-Waka’. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 134–146. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
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)
Mayer, Karl Herbert
2000 A Maya Stone Sculpture from El Peru, Peten. Mexicon 22(3): 49–50.
Meléndez Mollinedo, Juan C.
2014 The Ballcourt Complex at El Perú. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 102–111. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
Navarro-Farr, Olivia C., and Ana L. Arroyave Prera
2014 A Palimpsest Effect: The Multi-Layered Meanings of Late-to-Terminal Classic Era Above-Floor Deposits at Structure M13-1. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 34–52. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
Navarro Farr, Olivia C., David A. Freidel, and Ana L. Arroyave Prera
2008 Manipulating Memory in the Wake of Dynastic Decline at El Perú-Waka’: Termination Deposits at Abandoned Structure M13-1. In Ruins of the Past: The Use and Perception of Abandoned Structures in the Maya Lowlands, edited by Travis W. Stanton and Aline Magnoni, pp. 113–146. University Press of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
Navarro-Farr, Olivia C., and Michelle Rich (editors).
2014 Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
Piehl, Jennifer C., David Lee, and Michelle Rich
2014 The Noblewomen of Waka’: Mortuary and Osteological Insights into the Construction of Gender, Identity, and Power. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 184–202. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
Rich, Michelle, David Freidel, F. Kent Reilly III, and Keith Eppich
2010 An Olmec Style Figurine from El Perú-Waka’, Petén, Guatemala : A Preliminary Report. Mexicon 32(5): 115–122.
Rich, Michelle, and Varinia Matute Rodríguez
2014 The Power of the Past: Crafting Meaning at a Royal Funerary Pyramid. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 66–84. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
Rich, Michelle, and Olivia Navarro-Farr
2014 Ritual, Memory, and Power among the Maya and at Classic Period El Perú-Waka’. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 3–17. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
Riese, Berthold
2004 Abkürzungen für Maya-Ruinenorte mit Inschriften. Wayeb Notes 8. http://www.wayeb.org/notes/wayeb_notes0008.pdf (accessed July 23, 2015)
Stuart, David
2012 The Queen’s Tomb at El Peru. Maya Decipherment.
2013 Recent Epigraphic Finds at El Peru. Maya Decipherment.
Tsesmeli, Evangelina
2014 Surveying Landscapes of Power and Ritual at Waka’. In Archaeology at El Perú Waka’: Ancient Maya Performances of Ritual, Memory, and Power, edited by Olivia C. Navarro-Farr and Michelle Rich, pp. 203–219. Native Peoples of the Americas. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.