Regional integration involving Ucí and its Causeway

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Abstract

This chapter reports on recent findings of the Ucí-Cansahcab Regional Integration Project (UCRIP). The UCRIP explores the ways in which the integration of several archaeological sites in the northern Maya lowlands transformed political, economic, social, and ritual life at the beginning of the first millennium (A.D. 1-550). Integration is indicated by the rise of a regional capital (Izamal), shared architectural styles, and the construction of an 18 km long stone causeway that connected Ucí with Cansahcab as well as other sites in between. Such causeways are critical features of integration because they physically connect different cities and polities (see also….

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Archaeology of Yucatán
Subtitle of host publicationNew Directions and Data
Pages243-254
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781784910082
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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© Archaeopress and the individual authors 2014.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (all)
  • Arts and Humanities (all)

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