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Resources for the Walking Tour of Chichén Itzá

A Brief Bibliography on Archaeology at Chichén Itzá


The Nunnery Annex at Chichen Itza, Mexico

The Nunnery Annex at Chichen Itza, Mexico

Ben Smith (c) 2006
Chichen Itza is an important archaeological site in North America, with both Toltec and Maya components. This is a bibliography built for use with the Walking Tour of Chichen Itza.

Aveni, Anthony F. 2001. Skywatchers. University of Texas Press, Austin.

Castaneda, Quetzil E. 1996. In the Museum of Maya Culture: Touring Chichén Itzá. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.

Castaneda, Quetzil E. 2004. Art-writing in the Modern Maya art world of Chichén Itzá. American Ethnologist 31(1):21-42.

Coggins, Clemency Chase. 2001. Chichén Itzá (Yucatan, Mexico). Pages 127-133 in Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encyclopedia, Susan Toby Evans and David L. Webster, editors. Garland Publishing, Inc., New York.

Diehl, Richard A. 1996. Chichén Itzá. Page 133 in Oxford Companion to Archaeology, Brian Fagan, editor. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Henderson, John S. 1997. The World of the Ancient Maya, second edition. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.

Hunter, C. Bruce. 1977. A Guide to Ancient Maya Ruins, second edition. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.

Kowalski, Jeff Karl. 2003. Evidence for the functions and meanings of some northern Maya palaces. Pages 204-252 in Maya Palaces and Elite Residences: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Jessica Joyce Christie, University of Texas Press, Austin.

Ringle, William M. and George J. Bey. 2001. Post-classic and Terminal Classic courts of the northern Maya lowlands. Pages 266-307 in Royal Courts of the Ancient Maya, Volume 2: Data and Case Studies, Takeshi Inomata and Stephen D. Houston, editors. Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado.

Ringle, William M., Tomas Gallareta Negron, and George J. Bey. 1998. The return of Quetzalcoatl: Evidence for the spread of a world religion during the Epiclassic period. Ancient Mesoamerica 9:183-232.

Ruz Lhuillier, Alberto. 1967. Chichén Itzá. Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, Cordoba.

Smith, J. G. 2001 Preliminary report of the Chichén Itzá--Ek Balam Transect Project. Mexicon 23(2):30-35.

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