Highland Mesoamerican Archaic

  • Peter N. Peregrine


relative time period: Follows the Early Mesoamerican Archaic tradition and precedes the Early Highland Mesoamerican Preclassic tradition.


Maize Excavation Burial Peregrine 

Suggested Reading

  1. Flannery, Kent V., ed. (1986). Guila Naquitz: Archaic Foraging and Early Agriculture in Oaxaca, Mexico. Orlando, FL: Academic Press.Google Scholar
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  6. Voorhies, Barbara (1996). “Archaic Period in Mesoamerica.” In Oxford Companion to Archaeology, ed. B. Fagan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 442–444.Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter N. Peregrine
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  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyLawrence UniversityAppletonUSA

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