Tablets in the Bolaños Culture and their Probable Function
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María Teresa Cabrero G. • español
Abstract. Tablets are objects whose function is unknown. Their shape is rectangular with variable dimensions. The great majority are flat, but there are slightly curved specimens; the former were recovered inside housing units and, in Bolaños, there is a single curved specimen associated with a burial. These types of objects have a wide diversity of decoration; they can be painted, punctured, incised or engraved, but always around a quadrangular center with crossed lines. The distribution of the tablets encompasses the main sites of Zacatecas and Jalisco with local variants.
Keywords: Western Mexico, Bolaños, Tablets.
Cabrero G., M. T. 2017.
Las tablillas en la cultura Bolaños y su probable función. Arqueología Iberoamericana 35: 16-22.
Publication date: August 7, 2017.
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