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The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is Maya stone technology.


Six Superlative Sources

· Hester, Thomas R. and Harry J. Shafer. 1991. Maya Stone Tools: Selected Papers from the Second Maya Lithics Conference. Monographs in World Archaeology No. 1. Prehstory Press.

· Rovner, Irwin and Suzanne M. Lewenstein. 1997. Maya Stone Tools of Dzibilchaltun, Yucatan, and Becan, and Chicanna, Campeche. Middle American Research Institute, Publication 65. Tulane University.

· Lewenstein, Suzanne M. 1987. Stone Tool Use at Cerros: The Ethnoarchaeology and Use-Wear Evidence. University of Texas Press.

· Shafer, Harry J. and Thomas R. Hester. 1983. Ancient Maya Chert Workshops in Northern Belize, Central America. American Antiquity 48: 519-543.

· Sievert, April. 1992. Maya Ceremonial Specialization: Lithic Tools from the Sacred Cenote at Chichen Itza, Yucatan. Monographs in World Archaelogy No. 12. Prehistory Press, Madison.

· Clark, John E. 1988. The Lithic Artifacts of La Libertad, Chiapas, Mexico: An Economic Perspective. Papers of the New World Archaeolgical Foundation No. 52.

Other Excellent Sources

· Hester, Thomas R. and Harry J. Shafer. 1984. Exploitatin of Chert Resources by the Ancient Maya of Northern Belize, Central America. World Archaeology 16:2: 157-173.

· Dockall, John E. and Harry J. Shafer. 1993. Testing the Producer-Consumer Model for Santa Rita Corozal, Belize. Latin American Antiquity 4: 158-179.

· Shafer, Harry J. 1983. The Lithic Artifacts of the Pulltrouser Area: Settlement and Fields. In Pulltrouser Swamp: Ancient Maya Habitat, Agriculture, and Settlement in Northern Belize, edited by B. L. Turner II and Peter D. Harrison, pp. 212-245. University of Texas Press.

· McAnany, Patrica A. 1989. Stone-Tool Production and Exchange in Eastern Maya Lowlands: The Consumer Perspective from Pulltrouser Swamp, Belize. American Antiquity 54: 332-346.

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