Arqueología de la microcuenca El Congo, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
Santa María: Editorial Unimagdalena (Colección: Humanidades y Artes, serie: Arquelogía), 2022. First Edition. Paperback. 269p., photos, illus, tables, graphics, bibl., wrpos. New. Item #81198
Arqueología de la microcuenca presents the preliminary results of the archaeological reconnaissance conducted in 20 km of said microbasin, in the western part of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, in the department of Magdalena. The authors present the basic information that includes the inventory of more than 140 archaeological sites registered during the field phase, belonging to the Neguanje (400 AD to 1100-1200 AD) and Tairona (1100 AD) periods. -1200 AD to 1600 AD). This recognition made it possible to establish the variability of the types of settlements both at scale and in the distribution in the landscape, which indicates the existence of central places, as well as the diversity in the functions that the different settlements could fulfill in the past. There is also a discussion on topics such as recognition methodology, agricultural production, ceramic craft specialization, ceremonialism and warfare, classic research topics in archeology, of this important archaeological region.