Publications

Foias, Antonia E., Jeanette Castellanos and Kitty Emery
In press      Ceramics and Polity at Motul de San José and its Periphery during the Late to TerminalClassic. Chapter submitted to the volume Ceramics and Society among the Classic MayaCities of the Western Peten, edited by Keith Eppich. University Press of Colorado.

Foias, Antonia E.
In press       Tribute Lists and Bureaucrats: Understanding Classic Maya Politics. Chapter submitted to the volume Regimes of the Classic Maya, edited by Marcelo Canuto and Max Lamoureux-St-Hilaire. Cambridge University Press, March 2018.

Foias, Antonia E. and Jeanette Castellanos
2017        La Cerámica Arqueológica de Motul de San José y su Periferia. Serie Unen No. 1, Museo Nacional de Antropologia y Etnologia, Guatemala City. Digital publication onwebpage of the Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Guatemala (mcd.gob.gt).

Castellanos, Jeanette and Antonia E. Foias
2017       The Earliest Maya Farmers of Peten: New Evidence from Buenavista-Nuevo San Jose, central Peten Lakes Region, Guatemala. Journal of Anthropology, vol. 2017, Article ID 8109137, 45 pages. doi:10.1155/2017/8109137. Open Source Journal. Hindawi Press.

Halperin, Christina T. and Antonia Foias
2016       Household Garbage: Classic period (ca. 300-900 CE) Maya Practices of Discard. Specialsection “Household Archaeology: A Transatlantic Comparative Approach,” Proceedings of the International Symposium, October 24-25 2014, Université de Montréal, edited by C. Chapdelaine, A.L. Burke, and K. Gernigon. Palethnology/Palethnologie 8: 126-145.

DesMeules, Hadley and Antonia E. Foias
2016       Connections between the Northern and Southern Maya: Perspectives from Three
Unprovenanced Puuc Columns. Mexicon vol. XXXVIII, pp. 150-156.
https://www.jstor.org/stable/44739232

Foias, Antonia E.
2013       Ancient Maya Political Dynamics. Monograph synthesizing debates and archaeological knowledge of Maya politics during the first millennium A.D. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Foias, Antonia E. and Ronald L. Bishop
2013       Ceramics, Production and Exchange in the Petexbatun Region: The Economic Parameters of the Classic Maya Collapse. VIMA Petexbatun Monograph Series No. 7. Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, Tennessee.

Foias, Antonia E. and Kitty Emery (editors)
2012       Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Foias, Antonia, C.T. Halperin, E. Spensley Moriarty, J. Castellanos
2012       Architecture, Volumetrics and Social Stratification at Motul de San José during the Late and Terminal Classic. In Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity, ed. by A.E. Foias and K.F. Emery, pp. 94-138. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.

Halperin, Christina T. and Antonia E. Foias
2012       Archaeological Explorations of an Ik’ Pottery Producing Center. In Dancing into Dreams: Maya Vase Painting of the Ik Kingdom, edited by Bryan Just. Princeton University Art Museum and Yale University Press, Princeton.
2012       Motul de San José Palace Pottery Production: Reconstructions from Wasters and Debris. In Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity, ed. by A.E. Foias and K.F. Emery, pp. 167-193. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.
2010       Pottery politics: Late Classic Maya palace production at Motul de San José, Peten, Guatemala. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 29(3): 392-411.

Foias, Antonia E. and Ronald L. Bishop
2007       Pots, Sherds and Glyphs: Pottery Production and Exchange in the Petexbatun Polity, Peten, Guatemala. In Pottery Economics in Mesoamerica, edited by C. A. Pool and G. J. Bey III, pp. 212-236. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona.

Foias, Antonia E.
2007      Ritual, Politics and Pottery Economies in the Classic Maya Southern Lowlands. In Mesoamerican Ritual Economy: Archaeological and Ethnological Perspectives, ed. by E. Christian Wells and Karla L. Davis-Salazar, pp 167-194. University of Colorado Press, Boulder, Colorado.

Reents-Budet, A. Foias, D. R. Bishop, J. Blackman, S. Guenter
2007      Interacciones Politicas y el Sitio Ik’ (Motul de San Jose): Datos de la Ceramica. In XX Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueologicas en Guatemala, ed. by J.P.Laporte, B. Arroyo, pp. 1141-1159. Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Museo Nacional de Antropologia e Etnologia, Guatemala City.

Moriarty, Matthew and Antonia E. Foias
2007       El Juego de Poder en el Centro de Peten: Evidencia Ceramica sobre Festejos Asociados al Juego de Pelota en La Trinidad de Nosotros, Peten. In XX Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueologicas en Guatemala, ed. by J.P.Laporte, B. Arroyo, pp. 1127-1139. Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Museo Nacional de Antropologia e Etnologia, Guatemala City.

Foias, Antonia E., and Ronald L. Bishop
2005       Fine Paste Wares and the Terminal Classic in the Petexbatun and Pasion Regions, Peten, Guatemala. In Geographies of Power: Understanding the Nature of Terminal Classic Pottery in the Maya Lowlands, edited by S.L. Lopez Varela and A. Foias. British Archaeological Reports (BAR) International Series No. 1447, pp. 23-40. Archaeopress: Oxford.

Lopez Varela, Sandra and Antonia E. Foias (editors)
2005       Geographies of Power: Understanding the Nature of Terminal Classic Pottery in the Maya Lowlands. British Archaeological Reports (BAR) International Series No. 1447. Archaeopress: Oxford.

Foias, Antonia E.
2004       The Past and Future of Maya Ceramic Studies. In Continuities and Changes in Maya Archaeology: Perspectives at the Millennium, edited by Charles Golden and Greg Borgstede, pp. 143-175. Routledge Press: New York.

Foias, Antonia E.
2004       Review of Cultural Evolution: Contemporary Viewpoints. Gary M. Feinman and Linda Manzanilla, eds. New York, N.Y.: Kuwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2000. 267 pp. American Anthropologist 106(1): 188-189.

Foias, Antonia E.
2003       Perspectivas Teóricas en las Dinámicas del Estado Clasico Maya: Resultados Preliminares del Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San Jose, 1998-2001. Mayab 16: 15- 32. Sociedad Espanola de Estudios Mayas: Madrid, Spain.

Foias, Antonia E.
2002      At the Crossroads: The Economic Basis of Political Power in the Petexbatun Region. In Ancient Maya Political Economies, edited by M. Masson and D. Freidel, pp.223-248. Altamira Press: Oxford.

Foias, Antonia E.
2000       Entre Politica y Economia: Cual era la Naturaleza de la Economia Maya Clasica? In Los Investigadores de la Cultura Maya 8, vol. II, ed. by William Folan, pp. 298-311. Universidad Autonoma de Campeche, SECUD, Campeche, Mexico.

Foias, Antonia E.
2000       Kaminaljuyu. In The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures, ed. by David Carrasco and William Fash. Oxford University Press, New York.

Foias, Antonia E.
2000      Entre la Politica y Economia: Resultados Preliminares de las Primeras Dos Temporadas del Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San José. In XIII Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueologicas en Guatemala, ed. by J.P. Laporte, H.L. Escobedo, A.C. de Suasnavar, y B. Arroyo, pp. 945-973. Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, IDAEH, Asociacion Tikal, Guatemala.

Foias, Antonia E.
1998       La Vida a la Orilla del Colapso: Resultados de la Primera Temporada del Proyecto Arqueologico La Amelia, Peten. Utz’ib 2(5): 1-19. Asociacion Tikal, Guatemala City.

Foias, Antonia E. and Ronald L. Bishop
1997       Changing Ceramic Production and Exchange in the Petexbatun Region, Guatemala: Reconsidering the Classic Maya Collapse. Ancient Mesoamerica 8: 275-291.

Foias, Antonia E., James Brady and Stephen Houston
1996       La Produccion e Intercambio de la Cerámica Impresa del Clásico en la Region del Petexbatun, Peten. In IX Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueologicas en Guatemala, 1995, ed. by J.P. Laporte and H. Escobedo, pp. 450-472. Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Instituto de Antropologia e Historia, Asociacion Tikal, Guatemala City.

Valdés, Juan Antonio, Antonia E. Foias, Kitty Emery, Tannia Cabrera, and Nancy Monterroso
1995      Poder y Gloria en Petexbatun: Nuevas Evidencias para el Centro de Tamarindito. In VIII Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueologicas en Guatemala, 1994, ed. by J.P. Laporte and H. Escobedo, pp. 489-515. Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Instituto de Antropologia e Historia, Asociacion Tikal, Guatemala City.

Foias, Antonia E. and Ronald L. Bishop
1994       El Colapso Clásico Maya y las Vajillas de Pasta Fina en la Region de Petexbatún. In VII Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueologicas en Guatemala, 1993, ed. by J.P. Laporte and H.L. Escobedo, pp. 563-86. Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Instituto de Antropologia e Historia, Asociacion Tikal, Guatemala City.

Valdes, Juan Antonio, Antonia Foias and Oswaldo Chinchilla
1994       Tamarindito: Un Sitio con Historia en la Region de Petexbatun. In VII Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueologicas en Guatemala, 1993, ed. by J.P. Laporte and H.L. Escobedo, pp. 439-52. Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Instituto de Antropologia e Historia, Asociacion Tikal, Guatemala City.

Foias, Antonia E.
1993       Resultados Preliminares del Análisis Cerámico del Proyecto Petexbatún. Apuntes Arqueologicos vol. 3, no. 1: 37-54. Guatemala: Universidad de San Carlos.

Demarest, Arthur A. and Antonia E. Foias
1993       Mesoamerican Horizons and the Cultural Transformations of Maya Civilization. In Latin American Horizons: Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 11th and 12th October 1986, ed. by D. Rice, pp.147-192. Dumbarton Oaks: Harvard University.

Palka, J, K.F. Emery, F. Moscoso, J. Brandon, K. Poche, A. Foias, y L.E. Wright
1993       Resultados de Excavaciones en Unidades Residenciales de Dos Pilas. In VI Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueologicas en Guatemala, ed. by J.P. Laporte, H. L. Escobedo, and S. Villagran de Brady, pp. 159-178. Instituto de Antropologia e Historia, Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Guatemala.

Foias, A.E., J. Brady, C. Foncea, D. Stuart, T. Robles, and R. Bishop
1990       Analisis Preliminar de la Ceramica de los Sitios de la Zona Petexbatun. In IV Simposio de Arqueología Guatemalteca, Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, Julio de 1990, ed. by J.P. Laporte, S. Brady and H. Escobedo, pp. 179-200. Guatemala City: Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, IAEH, Asociación Tikal.

TECHNICAL OR PROFESSIONAL REPORTS

Foias, Antonia E., E. Perez, H. Castillo, and J. Castellanos (editors)
2015       Proyecto Arqueologico Periferia de Motul de San José: Informe No. 3, 2015, Sitios Arqueologicos Kante’t’u’ul, Chachaklu’um y Xilil/San José y San Pedro, Petén. Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History. Williams College.

Foias, Antonia E., J. Castellanos, S. Aquino, and Franklyn Solis (editors)
2014       Proyecto Arqueologico Periferia de Motul de San José: Informe No. 2, 2014, Sitio Arqueologico Chachaklu’um/San Pedro, Petén. Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History. Williams College.

Foias, Antonia E., J. Castellanos, and C. Cruz (editors)
2013       Proyecto Arqueologico Periferia de Motul de San José: Informe No. 1, 2013, Sitio Arqueologico Kante’t’u’ul/Finca Obando, San Andrés, Petén. Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History. Williams College.

Moriarty, Matthew, J. Castellanos, and A. Foias (editors)
2003       Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San Jose Informe #6: Temporada de Campo 2003. Annual Report submitted to the Institute of Anthropology and History, Guatemala. Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Williams College, Williamstown and Department of Anthropology, Tulane University, New Orleans.

Foias, Antonia E. (editor)
2001       Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San José: Informe # 4 de la Cuarta Temporada 2001. Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History. Williams College.

Foias, Antonia E. and Jeanette Castellanos (editors)
2000       Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San José: Informe # 3 de la Tercera Temporada 2000. Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History. Williams College.

Foias, Antonia E. (editor)
1999       Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San José: Informe # 2 de la Segunda Temporada 1999. Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History. Williams College.

Foias, Antonia E. (editor)
1998       Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San José: Informe # 1 de la Primera Temporada. Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History. Williams College.

Foias, A. E., L. Corzo, A. Deter-Wolf, R. Goldfine, M. Libbey, C. Spiegel, A. Wilde
1997       La Amelia Archaeological Project: Final Report of the 1997 Field Season. Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.

Foias, Antonia E.
1994       Operacion TA8: Investigaciones en el Conjunto Palacial del Grupo A de Tamarindito. In Proyecto Arqueologico Regional Petexbatun, Informe Preliminar #6, Sexta Temporada, ed. by A.A. Demarest, J.A. Valdes y H. Escobedo, pp. 31-58. Preliminary Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.

Valdés, Juan Antonio, Antonia Foias, Takeshi Inomata, Hector Escobedo and Arthur A. Demarest (editors)
1993       Proyecto Arqueologico Regional Petexbatun, Informe Preliminar # 5: Quinta Temporada. Preliminary report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.

Foias, Antonia E.
1993       Excavaciones en el Grupo A de Tamarindito. In Proyecto Arqueologico Regional Petexbatun, Informe Preliminar # 5: Quinta Temporada, ed. by J.A. Valdes, A. Foias, T. Inomata, H. Escobedo, and A.Demarest, pp. 99-110. Preliminary report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.

Foias, Antonia E.
1992       Excavación de la Estr. L4-21 en la Plaza Central de Dos Pilas: Operación DP2F. In Proyecto Arqueologico Regional Petexbatun: Informe Preliminar #4, Cuarta Temporada, ed. by A.A. Demarest,T. Inomata and H. Escobedo, pp. 30-33. Preliminary report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.

Foias, Antonia E.
1992       The Preliminary Analysis of the Ceramics of the Petexbatun. Report to the Mellon Foundation, Department of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University.

Foias, Antonia E. and Joseph Brandon
1992       Excavaciones en el Grupo Tardío L4-3: Operación DP1. In Proyecto Arqueologico Regional Petexbatun: Informe Preliminar #4, Cuarta Temporada, ed. by A.A. Demarest, T. Inomata, and H. Escobedo, pp.13-28. Preliminary report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.

Palka, Joel and Antonia Foias
1991       Operación DP2: Excavaciones en la Plaza Mayor de Dos Pilas. In Proyecto Arqueologico Regional Petexbatun: Informe Preliminar #3, Tercera Temporada, ed. by A.A. Demarest, T. Inomata, H. Escobedo and J. Palka, pp. 12-36. Preliminary report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.

Emery, Katherine, Antonia Foias and Lori Wright
1991       Operación DP26: Excavaciones en el Grupo M5-5. In Proyecto Arqueologico Regional Petexbatun: Informe Preliminar #3, Tercera Temporada, ed. by A.A. Demarest, T. Inomata, H. Escobedo and J. Palka, pp.169-205. Preliminary report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.

Foias, Antonia E.
1991      Operación DP29: Basureros Alrededor del Palacio de Dos Pilas. In ProyectoArqueologico Regional Petexbatun: Informe Preliminar #3, Tercera Temporada, ed. by A.A. Demarest, T. Inomata, H. Escobedo and J. Palka, pp. 242-255. Preliminary report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.

Foias, Antonia, Ronald Bishop and Melissa Hagstrum
1991       Analisis de la Ceramica de la Region de Petexbatun. In Proyecto Arqueologico Regional Petexbatun: Informe Preliminar #3, Tercera Temporada, ed. by A.A. Demarest, T. Inomata, H. Escobedo and J. Palka, pp.749-756. Preliminary report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.

Foias, Antonia E. and Fredy Soza
1990       Operacion DP9: Un Grupo Arquitectonico cerca de la Plaza Central de Dos Pilas. In Proyecto Arqueologico Regional Petexbatun: Informe Preliminar #2,Segunda Temporada, ed. by A.A. Demarest and S. Houston, pp.66-101. Preliminary report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.

Foias, Antonia, Teresa Robles and Joel Palka
1990       Operación DP5: Investigaciones en la Estructura M5-54. In Proyecto Arqueologico Regional Petexbatun: Informe Preliminar #2, Segunda Temporada, ed. by A.A. Demarest and S. Houston. Preliminary report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.

Foias, Antonia, Ronald Bishop and James Brady
1990       Analisis Preliminar de la Cerámica de la Region de Petexbatun. In Proyecto Arqueologico Regional Petexbatun: Informe Preliminar #2,Segunda Temporada, ed. by A.A. Demarest and S. Houston, pp. 585-594. Preliminary report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.

Foias, Antonia E.
1989       Ceramica de la Operacion DP2. In Proyecto Arqueologico Regional Petexbatun: Informe Preliminar #1, Primera Temporada, ed. by A.A. Demarest and S. Houston. Preliminary report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History.