Proyecto Arqueológico Jach’a Machaca

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TEAM

 

 

Llama impersonator, Jinchun Kala

 

 

 

Project Directors

 

 

John Janusek

Vanderbilt University
Project Director

Victor Plaza

Sociedad de Arqueologia, La Paz (SALP)
Project Co-Director

 

 

 

Archaeologists

 

 

Randi Gladwell

Vanderbilt University

Faunal analysis; camelids; food and ritualized consumption (Khonkho Wankane, Tiwanaku, etc.)

Lic. Carlos Lemuz, Sociedad de Arqueologia, la Paz (SALP): Regional settlement analysis; qocha productive systems (Khonkho Wankane, Iruhito, Tiwanaku, etc.)

Erik Marsh, University of California, Santa Barbara: Household organization; domestic activities (Khonkho Wankane, Tiwanaku)

Arik Ohnstad, Vanderbilt University: Landscape; ceremonialism; monolithic iconography (Khonkho Wankane)

Lic. Maribel Perez, University of Pittsburgh: Iruhito; Faunal analysis; regional settlement analysis; residential organization (Khonkho Wankane, Iruhito)

Lic. Adolfo "Fito" Perez, Sociedad de Arqueologia, La Paz (SALP): Residential organization; ceramic analysis; lithic analysis; regional analysis (Iruhito and the Desaguadero Basin, Khonkho Wankane)

Scott Smith University of California, Riverside: History of ceremonial construction, ceremonialism and political authority, Geographical Information Systems (Khonkho Wankane)

Jennifer Zovar, Vanderbilt University: Late Intermediate Period; community/ethnic reformulation; state collapse; ceramic analysis; ritual consumption (Pukara de Khonkho, Khonkho Wankane)

 

 

Specialists and Project Collaborators

 

Leonardo Benitez: Archaeoastronomy 

 

Carrie Anne Berryman, Vanderbilt University: Bioarchaeology: Dietary anlysis

 

Dr. Deborah E. Blom, University of Vermont: Bioarchaeology

 

Dr. Chris Dayton, Boston University: Geophysical Survey

 

Catherine Domanska, University of Pennsylvania: Bioarchaeology 

 

Amanda Garrison, University of California, Santa Barbara: Groundstone analysis

 

Dr. Martin Giesso, Northeastern Illinois University: Lithic analysis

 

Dr. Kelly Knudson, Arizona State University: Bioarchaeology; specialized chemical analyses 

 

Dr. James Pokines, Central identification Laboratory, Hawaii: Micro-faunal analysis 

 

Ben Vining, Boston University: Geophysical survey 

 

Dr. Patrick Ryan Williams, Field Museum of Natural History: Geophysical survey

 

Community Development:

 

Joel Zovar, University of IllinoisMuseology and community development 

 

Lic. Ludwing Cayo, UNAR: Conservator; Monumental curation and reconstruction

 

 

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