COLLIER, Donald. Fieldiana, 43.
Title: Cultural Chronology and Change as reflected in the Ceramics of the Viru Valley, Peru. Paperback.
Publisher:  Chicago Natural History Museum, Chicago, 1955,
Seller ID: 114950
COLLIER, Donald. Cultural Chronology and Change as reflected in the Ceramics of the Viru Valley, Peru. Chicago : Published by Chicago Natural History Museum, December 16, 1955. Pp. (8),7-226,(4), + 1 folding chart. With illustrations to text. 8vo, printed grey card covers with dark blue lettering tofront cover and spine. Fieldiana: Anthropology, volume 43. "This report is based on the field work fo the Chicago Natural History Museum Expedition t o Peru in 1946. From June to December, archaeological investigations were made in Viru, a north coastal valley lying 46 kilometers south fo the city of Trujillo." - from the preface. Contents: 1. Introduction: Description of VIru Valley -- Archaeological Background -- Field Techniques -- Approach and Problems; 2. Sites and Excavations: Site V-108 -- Sit V-124 -- Site V-301-- Site V-304 -- Site V-305 -- Site V-171 -- Site V-167 -- Site V-310 -- S ite V-154 -- Site V-252 -- Site V-303 -- Site V-302 -- Site V-272 -- Site-V-306 -- Site V-307 -- Site V-308 -- Site V-309. 3. Architecture: Site V-252-- Site V-167 -- Site V-171 -- Site V-108 -- Site V-124. 4. Ceramic Analay sis: Classification -- Seriation of Refuse Ceramics -- Ceramic Trends -- Grave Pottery -- Mold-Made Pottery of the Late Epoch. 5. Conclusions: Certamic Trends and Cultural Change: Late GUanape Period -- Tomaval Period -- La Plata Period -- Estero Period -- Summary of the Late Epoch. With Appendices:I. Percentage Distribution of Sherds by Trench Level. II. Description of P ottery Types: Inca; Queneto Polished Plain; Tomaval Plain; Estero Plain; Rubia Plain; Viru Plain; La Plata Molded; San Juan Molded; San Nicolas Molded; Nino Stamped; Corral Incised; Las Lomas Cream; Purpur Red; Bitin White-on-Red; El Puente White-on-Red; Santa Elena White and Black-on-Red; Calunga Red and Black-on-White; Sausalito Black-on-White; Carranza Black-on-Orange; Tiahuanacoid; Castillo Plain; Gloria Polished Plain; Huancaco Decorated; Valle Plain; Huacapongo Polished Plain; Guanape Red Plain and Black Plain; Guanape Polished Red; Ancon Polished Black; Guanape Zoned Red; Guanape Modeled; Guanape Incised Rib; Guanape Punctate; Guanape Zoned Punctate; Fabric Impressed Sherd; Ancon Zoned Punctate; Ancon Fine-line Incised; Ancon Broad-line Incised; Ancon Rocker Stamped; Ancon Engraved; Guanape White-on-Red; Unclassified Sherd. III. Animal Bones from Refuse of the Late Epoch. IV. Plain Remains of the La Plata Period. V. A Classification of Willey's Burial Pots from V-142. With bibliography and index. Spine chipped with rubbing to spine lettering, else very good. 40.00