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A Case Study in Archaeology
A review of the book "The Ceren Site: An Ancient Village Buried by Volcanic Ash in Central America" by Payson D. Sheets .
# 141789 | 1,250 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (General) , Archaeology (General)


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This is a five page paper about the book by Payson Sheets, "The Ceren Site: An Ancient Village Buried by Volcanic Ash in Central America". The paper offers a summary of the book and goes into the methods of archaeology and a general reaction to the text.

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""The Ceren Site: An Ancient Village Buried by Volcanic Ash in Central America", by Payson D. Sheets, is an in-depth look at the famed archaeological site in El Salvador (in Spanish, Joya De Ceren) that featured a pre-Columbian Maya farming village. The one hundred and sixty eight page book recounts the discovery of the site (by Sheets himself) and how it has been in continuous excavation ever since. The spectacular Ceren site provides the reader with a clear, concise and interesting perspective into the ancient past. Through the site, Sheets learned much about Mayan..."

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