Paso de la Amada


Large Locona phase residential and ceremonial center excavated in 1974 and then between 1985 and 1995.

ID Other ID Type Subtype Uncal BP (years) ± 1 σ (years) Median cal BP (years) Lower cal BP (years) Upper cal BP (years) δ13C Contaminated?
Beta-62916 MacroSample kernel 3050 55 3264 3380 3079 No
Beta-62914 MacroSample kernel 3135 55 3360 3465 3218 No
Beta-62917 MacroSample kernel 3240 55 3464 3609 3361 No

Attached Files

Areal view of Paso de la Amada, looking north.
Trash pit, Mound 6, Paso de la Amada, containing carbonized plant remains.
Paso de la Amada, mounds and excavations, 1995.

References Cited

Blake, M., J. E. Clark, B. Voorhies, G. Michaels, M. W. Love, M. E. Pye, A. A. Demarest and B. Arroyo
        1995      Radiocarbon Chronology for the Late Archaic and Formative Periods on the Pacific Coast of Southeastern Mesoamerica. Ancient Mesoamerica 6:161-183.

Clark, J. E.
    1994    The Development of Early Formative Rank Societies in the Soconusco, Chiapas, Mexico. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.