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Mountain Cow (MCW)

Bezeichnungen
Alternative Abkürzungen
Alternative Namen Tzimin Tunich = Tzimin Kax / Haatzcab Ceel = Hatzcab Ceel = Hatzcap Ceel / Cahal Cunil / Cahal Pichik
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Getty ID
GeoNames 3581626
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Position
Land, District Belize, Cayo (BZ-CY)
Koordinaten 16.789217 N, -89.049382 E
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Anzahl an Inschriften
Nach Morley (1948) 2
Nach Riese (1980) 2
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Site code MCW 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 ‚Tzimin Tunich‘ according to Riese (2004), alternative name ‘Tzimin Kax’ according to Mayer (1997:16) after an architectural group, sometimes also referred to by other architectural compounds of the cluster as ‚Haatzcab Ceel‘, ‚Cahal Cunil‘, or ‚Cahal Pichik‘. The latter is connected via a causeway with Caracol (Grube & Martin 2004:79).
Location unverified, approximate coordinates after the map in Chase & Chase (2007: fig. 4). Google Maps Web Services (accessed October 12, 2015) locates a clearing nearby, which could be Mountain Cow Camp (Morris 2004: fig. 2). Morris (2004: 129) provides N 16°47′00″ W 89°00′00″ as the coordinates, which seems far too east and unprecise.



Referenzen

Beetz, Carl, and Linton Satterthwaite
1981 The Monuments and Inscriptions of Caracol, Belize. University Museum Monograph 45. University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Chase, Arlen F., and Diane Z. Chase
2007 Ancient Maya Urban Development: Insights from the Archaelogy [sic!] of Caracol, Belize. Belizean Studies 29(2): 60–72.
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)
Grube, Nikolai, and Simon Martin
2004 Notebook for the XXVIIIth Maya Hieroglyphic Forum at Texas, March 2004. Department of Art and Art History, the College of Fine Arts, and the Institute of Latin American Studies, Austin, TX.
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
1997 Maya Miscellaneous Texts in British Museums. Maya Miscellaneous Texts 1. Academic Publishers, Graz.
Morris, John
2004 Mountain Cow Sites: Survey, Excavations and Interpretations. Research Reports in Belizean Archaeology 1: 129–154.
Moyes, Holley
2006 The Sacred Landscape as a Political Resource: A Case Study of Ancient Maya Cave Use at Chechem Ha Cave, Belize, Central America. Unpublished Ph. D. Dissertation, Department of Anthropology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
Riese, Berthold
2004 Abkürzungen für Maya-Ruinenorte mit Inschriften. Wayeb Notes 8. http://www.wayeb.org/notes/wayeb_notes0008.pdf (accessed July 23, 2015)
Thompson, J. Eric S.
1931 Archaeological Investigations in the Southern Cayo District, British Honduras. Anthropological Series 17(3): 215–362. Field Museum of Natural History, Publication 301.