AMCS Reprint Series 6
Balankanche, Throne of the Tiger Priest
By E. Wyllys Andrews IV
The archaeological report on Gruta de Balankanche, the most significant Maya cave site in Yucatán state. The book includes a transcription of Maya religious orations recorded in the cave, as well as their translation into Spanish. Some of the orations are on the music-format CD included in the book.
Table of Contents
1 Introduction 9 General Description of the Remains 19 Detailed descriptions of the pottery and artifacts 56 Geographical and Chronological Relationships of the Cave Artifacts 65 Summary and Conclusions 72 The ceremony of Tsikul T'an Ti' Yuntsiloob at Balankanche. Description of the ceremony by Alfredo Barrera Vásquez. 75 The ceremony of Tsikul T'an Ti' Yuntsiloob at Balankanche. Transcription and translation of the Maya texts by Ramón Arzápalo. 181 References