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Quirigua (QRG)

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Alternative Acronyms
Alternative Names
Identification Numbers
Getty ID 7007805
GeoNames 3590941
AAG ID
Position
Country, Departamento Guatemala, Izabal (GT-IZ)
Coordinates 15.270460 N, -89.040330 E
»» UTM / MGRS
Number of Inscriptions
After Morley (1948) 24
After Riese (1976) 20
Online
Sources
Remarks

Site code QRG given by Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (1975:23-24; 1982:185-187; 1999:187-189; 2012; 2016); cited by Riese (2004), Mathews (2005).
Location verified with and coordinates retrieved from Google Maps Web Services (accessed October 15, 2015).



References

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1980a Discovering Early Classic Quirigua: A Unique Opportunity to Examine an Important Sector of the Early Center. Expedition 23(1): 35–44.
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1940 La causa por la cual los mayas de Quiriguá comenzaron su calendario en 22 de septiembre del año 3373 A.J.C. Anales de la Sociedad de Geografía e Historia de Guatemala 16(4): 271–279.
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1914 New Stela Is Found in Motagua Valley. El Palacio 1(4-5): 1.
1915 Ancient America at the Panama-California Exposition. Art and Archaeology 2(3): 64–102.
1916 Latest Work of the School of American Archaeology at Quirigua. In Holmes Anniversary Volume; Anthropological Essays Presented to William Henry Holmes in Honor of his Seventieth Birthday, December 1, 1916, edited by F. W. Hodge, pp. 157–162. J. W. Bryan Press, Washington, D.C.
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