Tripcevich, Nicholas

Mining and Quarrying in the Ancient Andes

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Table of contents

1. An Introduction to Mining and Quarrying in the Ancient Andes: Sociopolitical, Economic and Symbolic Dimensions
Kevin J. Vaughn, Nicholas Tripcevich

2. Archaeological Approaches to Obsidian Quarries: Investigations at the Quispisisa Source
Nicholas Tripcevich, Daniel A. Contreras

3. Variation in Inca Building Stone Quarry Operations in Peru and Ecuador
Dennis Ogburn

4. Building Taypikala: Telluric Transformations in the Lithic Production of Tiwanaku
John Wayne Janusek, Patrick Ryan Williams, Mark Golitko, Carlos Lémuz Aguirre

Arcillas and Alfareros: Clay and Temper Mining Practices in the Lake Titicaca Basin
Andrew Roddick, Elizabeth Klarich

6. The Huarhua Rock Salt Mine: Archaeological Implications of Modern Extraction Practices
Justin Jennings, Félix Palacios, Nicholas Tripcevich, Willy Yépez Álvarez

7. Hunter–Gatherer–Fisher Mining During the Archaic Period in Coastal Northern Chile
Diego Salazar, Hernán Salinas, Jean Louis Guendon, Donald Jackson, Valentina Figueroa

8. The Organization of Mining in Nasca During the Early Intermediate Period: Recent Evidence from Mina Primavera
Kevin J. Vaughn, Hendrik Gijseghem, Verity H. Whalen, Jelmer W. Eerkens, Moises Linares Grados

9. Mining Under Inca Rule in North-Central Chile: The Los Infieles Mining Complex
Gabriel E. Cantarutti

10. Amalgamation and Small-Scale Gold Mining in the Ancient Andes
William E. Brooks, Gabriela Schwörbel, Luis Enrique Castillo

11. Silver Mines of the Northern Lake Titicaca Basin
Carol A. Schultze

12. Mining, Commensal Politics, and Ritual under Inca Rule in Atacama, Northern Chile
Diego Salazar, César Borie, Camila Oñate

13. Economic, Social, and Ritual Aspects of Copper Mining in Ancient Peru: An Upper Ica Valley Case Study
Hendrik Gijseghem, Kevin J. Vaughn, Verity H. Whalen, Moises Linares Grados, Jorge Olano Canales

14. Mining Archaeology in the Nasca and Palpa Region, South Coast of Peru
Markus Reindel, Thomas R. Stöllner, Benedikt Gräfingholt

15. Some Thoughts on Mining and Quarrying in the Ancient Andes
Richard L. Burger

16. Discussion: Mineral Resources and Prehispanic Mining
Izumi Shimada

Keywords: Social Sciences, Archaeology, Anthropology, Mineral Resources

Publication year
Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology
Page amount
14 pages

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