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LSU Andeanists present at the Southeast meeting of the Society for Amazonian and Andean Studies

5th Meeting of the Society for Amazonian and Andean StudiesA group of G&A Andeanists participated in the 5th Meeting of the Society for Amazonian and Andean Studies. The meeting brings together South American archaeologists, anthropologists, art historians, geographers, and historians based in the Southeast region of the United States. While previous installments of this friendly meeting were held in Florida (2008, 2010, 2013) and Louisiana (2015), this year Millsaps College hosted the event. LSU Andeanists thus travelled to Jackson, MS on November 4 and 5 to present a series of lectures on ongoing archaeological research in Peru.

Presentations included:

“A Dichotomy of “Sacred” Architecture in the Preceramic Andes: Mito-Floors and Kotosh Hearths at the Cosma Complex, Peru” by Kimberly Munro

“Platform Construction, Heterarchy, and Sociopolitical Organization in Early Horizon Nepeña, Peru” by David Chicoine

“Volumetric Analysis of Production and Consumption Vessels in Early Horizon Nepeña, Peru” by Kenneth Sutherland

“The 2017 Research at the Pan de Azúcar de Nivín: Insights in the Middle Horizon Occupation of the Middle Casma Valley” by Elizabeth Cruzado

“Bioarchaeological Insights into a Looted Casma Necropolis at the Caylán/Pan de Azúcar Archaeological Complexes, Nepeña Valley, Peru” by Jenna Hurtubise and David Chicoine