Archaeological Research on the Islands of the Sun and Moon, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia: Final Results from the Proyecto Tiksi Kjarka


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Series: Monographs 52
ISBN: 978-1-931745-12-3
Publication Date: Apr 2004
Price: Pb $37.00
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Charles Stanish and Brian S. Bauer

Beginning in 1994, the Proyecto Tiksi Kjarka conducted a complete survey of the Islands of the Sun and Moon in southern Lake Titicaca, along with test excavations of important Inca, Tiwanaku, and pre-Tiwanaku sites. Archaeological Research on the Islands of the Sun and Moon, Lake Titicaca, BoliviaThis book provides the final results of this work on one of the most important locations in the circum-Titicaca Basin, with detailed survey and excavation data indispensable for Andeanists and other scholars interested in the development of complex political, economic, and ritual systems in prehistory.

Table of Contents
  • Ch. 01: History, Culture, and Geography of the Islands of the Sun and Moon by Charles Stanish and Brian S. Bauer               
  • Ch. 02: The Settlement History of the Island of the Sun by Charles Stanish and Brian S. Bauer    
  • Ch. 03: Excavations at Inca Sites on the Island of the Sun by Brian S. Bauer, Mary Futrell, Lisa Cipolla, R. Alan Covey, and Joshua Terry             
  • Ch. 04: Excavations at Tikani by Matthew T. Seddon and Brian S. Bauer
  • Ch. 05: Excavations at the Site of Chucaripupata: A Tiwanaku IV and V Temple and Domestic Occupation by Matthew T. Seddon       
  • Ch. 06: Excavations at the Site of Iñak Uyu, Island of the Moon by Brian S. Bauer, R. Alan Covey, and Joshua Terry               

APPENDIX 1. Sites Discovered on Systematic Survey