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Río Azul (RAZ)

Appellations
Alternative Acronyms
Alternative Names
Ixcanrío = Las Gardenias
Identification Numbers
Getty ID
GeoNames
AAG ID
Position
Country, Departamento
Guatemala, Petén (GT-PE)
Coordinates
17.779073 N, -89.280009 E
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Number of Inscriptions
After Morley (1948)
After Riese (1976)
Online
Sources
Remarks

Site code RAZ 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 names according to Quintana and Wurster (2001:63).
Location verified with and coordinates retrieved from Google Maps Web Services (accessed October 15, 2015); after data in Quintana and Wurster (2001:63).



References

Adams, Richard E. W.
1982 Guatemala: Neuentdeckungen von Maya-Wandmalereien. Mexicon 3(6): 95.
1983 Guatemala: Archäologische Arbeiten in Rio Azul, El Peten. Mexicon 5(5): 78.
1991 Maya Lowlands Archaeological Project of the University of Texas at San Antonio. Mexicon 13(2): 22–24.
Adams, Richard E. W., and John L. Gatling
1964 Noreste del Petén: Un nuevo sitio y un mapa arqueológico regional. Estudios de Cultura Maya 4: 99–118.
Adams, Richard E. W., and Hubert Robichaux
1992 Tombs of Rio Azul, Guatemala. National Geographic Research and Exploration 8(4): 412–427.
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)
Houston, Stephen D.
1986 Problematic Emblem Glyphs: Examples from Altar de Sacrificios, El Chorro, Río Azul, and Xultun. Research Reports on Ancient Maya Writing 3. Center for Maya Research, Washington, D.C.
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)
Matteo, Sebastián F. C., and Guido Krempel
2011 Un vaso cilíndrico polícromo de la región de Rio Azul, Guatemala, en una colección privada. Mexicon 33(6): 142–146.
Quintana, Oscar, and Wolfgang Wurster
2001 Ciudades Mayas del noreste del Petén, Guatemala. Materialien zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Archäologie 59. Zabern, Mainz.
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 S.
1988b The Río Azul Cacao Pot: Epigraphic Observations on the Function of a Maya Ceramic Vessel. Antiquity 62: 153–157.