PUBLICATIONS OF THE MOTUL DE SAN JOSE PROJECT

Sample listings by author below, complete list (2019) available here (pdf)

Bair, Daniel A., and Richard E. Terry
2012       In Search of Markets and Fields: Soil Chemical Investigations at Motul de San Jose. In Motul de San Jose: Politics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity, edited by Antonia E. Foias and Kitty F. Emery, pp 357-385. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.

Barrett, Jason
2015      Apendice IV: Recursos Liticos, Uso, Produccion y Diversificacion Economica en los Sitios de la Region Motul de San Jose, Peten, Guatemala. In Proyecto Arqueologico Periferia de Motul de San Jose, Peten, Guatemala, Informe No. 3, 2015: Sitios Arqueologicos Kante’t’u’ul, Cahchaklu’um, Xilil,San Jose y San Andres, Peten, edited by A. Foias, E. Perez, H. Castillo and J. Castellanos, pp. LXVLXXXII. Technical report to the Institute of Anthropology and History, Guatemala. On the web: motul- archaeology.williams.edu/Excavations

Brian, Scott
2003      El Analisis Litico. In Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San Jose Informe #6: Temporada de Campo 2003, ed. by M. Moriarty, J. Castellanos and A. Foias, pp. 75-76. 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. On the web: motul-archaeology.williams.edu/Excavations

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.

Dahlin, Bruce H., Daniel A. Bair, Timothy Beach, Matthew D. Moriarty, and Richard E. Terry
2010      The Dirt on Food: Ancient Feasts and Markets Among the Lowland Maya. In Pre-Columbian Foodways: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Food, Culture, and Markets in Ancient Mesoamerica. J. Staller and M. Carrasco, eds. New York: Springer.

Deter-Wolf, Aaron
2000      Whistle Figurines from Motul de San Jose, Guatemala. M.A. Thesis, Center for Latin American Studies, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Emery, Kitty
2015      Reconocimento Regional de Recursos Naturales en la Entidad Politica de Motul de San Jose, Temporada 2014. En Informe #2, Temporada de Campo 2014, Proyecto Periferia Motul de San Jose, editado por Foias, A.F. y J. Castellanos. Pp. 287-294. Annual Report submitted to the Institute of Anthropology and History, Guatemala. Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Williams College, Williamstown. On the web: motul- archaeology.williams.edu/ Excavations

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

1999      (editor) Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San José: Informe Preliminar # 2: Temporada de Campo 1999.  Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History. Williams College.

2000a      History, Economics, and Politics at Motul de San Jose. Invited Conference, Linda Schele Hieroglyphic Weekend, University of Texas at Austin.

2000b      Entre la Politica y Economia: Rsultados 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, Associacion Tikal, Guatemala.

2001a      Introduccion. In Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San Jose, Informe #4: Temporada de Campo 2001, ed. by. Foias, pp. 1-8. Report submitted to the Institute of Anthropology and History, Guatemala. Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Williams College, Williamstown.

2001b      (editor) Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San José: Informe Preliminar # 4: Temporada de Campo 2001.  Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History. Williams College.

2002      At the Crossroads: The Economic Basis of Political Power in the Petexbatun Region, Southwest Peten, Guatemala. In Ancient Maya Political Economies, ed. by M. Masson and D. Freidel, pp. 223-248.  Altamira Press, Walnut Creek, California.

2003      Perspectivas teoricas en las dinamicas del estado Clasico maya: resultados preliminares del Proyecto Eco-arqueologico Motul de San Jose, 1998-2003. Mayab 16: 15-32.

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

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

2013        Ancient Maya Political Dynamics. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Foias, Antonia E. and Jeanette Castellanos (eds.)
2000      Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San Jose, Informe #3: Temporada de Campo 2000. Report submitted to the Institute of Anthropology and History, Guatemala City. Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Williams College, Williamstown.

Halperin, Christina
2003       Motul de San Jose Figurine Production and Distribution. Paper presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Milwaukee.

2004a      Realeza Maya y Figurillas con Tocados de la Serpiente de Guerra de Motul de San Jose, Guatemala. Mayab 17: 45-60. Madrid, Spain.

2004b      Las Figurillas de Motul de San Jose: Produccion y Representacion. Paper presented at the XVIII Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueologicas en Guatemala, Guatemala City.

2007      Materiality, Bodies, and Practice: The Political Economy of Late Classic Maya Figurines from Motul de San Jose, Peten, Guatemala. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of California-Riverside.

2008      Classic Maya Textile Production: Insights from Motul de San Jose, Peten, Guatemala. Ancient Mesoamerica 19: 111-125.

Jensen, Christopher, Kris Johnson and Richard Terry
2001      Análisis Quimicos de Suelos en Motul de San José. In Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San José: Informe Preliminar # 4 de la Cuarta Temporada 2001, ed. by A. Foias, pp. 136-143.  Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History. Williams College.

Jensen, Christopher, M.D. Moriarty, K.D. Johnson, R.E. Terry, K.F. Emery and S.D. Nelson
2007      Soil Resources of the Motul de San Jose Maya: Correlating Soil Taxonomy and Modern Itza Maya Soil Classification within a Classic Maya Archaeological Zone. Geoarchaeology 22(3): 337-357.

Moriarty, Matthew D.
2001      Notas Preliminares Sobre la Clasificacion Indigena de Suelos en San Jose, Peten, Guatemala. In Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San José: Informe Preliminar # 4: Temporada de Campo 2001, ed. by A. Foias, pp. 131-135.  Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History. Williams College.

2002      (editor) Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San José: Informe Preliminar #5: Temporada de Campo 2002. Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History. Williams College.

2003      Introduccion a las Investigaciones del Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San Jose en el 2003. In Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San Jose Informe #6: Temporada de Campo 2003, ed. by M. Moriarty, J.E. Castellanos, and A.E. Foias, pp. 1-14. Annual Report submitted to the IDEAH, Guatemala. Manuscript on file at Williams College, Williamstown and Tulane University, New Orleans.

2004      Settlement Archaeology at Motul de San José, Peten, Guatemala:Preliminary Results from the 1998-2003 Seasons. Mayab 17: 21-44. Sociedad Española de Estudios Mayas, Madrid.

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, 24-28 de julio 2006, ed. by J.P. Laporte et al., pp. 1127-1140. Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Guatemala City.

Moriarty, M., J.E. Castellanos and A.E. Foias
2004      (editors) Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San José: Informe Preliminar #6: Temporada de Campo 2003. Report presented to the Guatemalan Institute of Anthropology and History. Williams College.

Moriarty, M., P. Rivera and F. Ramirez
2000      Reconocimiento y Mapeo de la Periferia de Motul de San Jose: Los Transectos Sur y Noreste. In Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San Jose, Informe #3: Temporada de Campo 2000, ed. by A. Foias and J. Castellanos, pp. 87-102. Report submitted to the Institute of Anthropology and History, Guatemala City. Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Williams College, Williamstown.

Moriarty, M., J. Castellanos, and A. Foias (eds.)
2003      Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San Jose Informe #6: Temporada de Campo 2003. 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.

Moriarty, M., E. Spensley, J. Castellanos, and A. Foias (eds.)
2006      Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San Jose Informe #7: Temporada de Campo 2005-2006. 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.

Moriarty, M., F. Ramirez, E. Spensley, and J. Buechler
2001      Reconocimiento, Mapeo y Sondeos en la Periferia de Motul de San Jose: El Transecto Este. In Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San Jose, Informe #4: Temporada de Campo 2001, ed. by A. Foias, pp. 86-103. Report submitted to the Institute of Anthropology and History, Guatemala City. Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Williams College, Williamstown.

Reents-Budet, Dorie, R.L. Bishop, M.J. Blackman, A. Foias, S. Guenter
2007     Interacciones Politicas y et Sitio Ik’ (Motul de San Jose): Datos de la Ceramica. In XX Simposio de Investigaciones Arquelogicas en Guatemala, 24-28 de julio 2006, ed. by J.P. Laporte et al., pp. 1141-1160. Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Guatemala City.

Spensley, Ellen
2004       Micromorphology of Construction and Culture at Trinidad de Nosotros, Petén, Guatemala. Unpublished Master’s Thesis, Department of Archaeology, Boston University, Boston.

Spensley, Elly and Jose Luis Garrido Lopez
2008      Proyecto Arqueologico Periferia de Motul de San Jose, Informe #1: Temporada de Campo 2008. Report submitted to IDAEH, Guatemala City, and manuscript on file with Department of Archaeology, Boston University.

Webb, Elizabeth A., H.P.Schwarcz, C.T. Jensen, R.E. Terry, M.D. Moriarty, and K.F. Emery
2007      Stable Carbon Isotope Signature of Ancient Maize Agriculture in the Soils of Motul de San Jose, Guatemala. Geoarchaeology 22(3): 291-312.

Yorgey, Suzanna
2005     Rural Complexity in the Central Peten: A View from Akte, El Peten, Guatemala. Master’s Thesis, Department of Anthropology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Lousiana.