Paths to Central American Prehistory by Frederick W. Lange

By Frederick W. Lange

Paths to significant American Prehistory

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1200 to 1300. Haberland's findings separated local Chiriquian traits from nonlocal ones and identified some resemblances to other regions. After the meeting, Wolfgang went once more to San Salvador in a vain attempt to have his material released from the Instituto Tropical. The former director, with whom Haberland could work and whom he respected, had died, and his place had been taken by two appointees whose interests and orientation were more political than scientific. Even a permit that Wolfgang procured from the Salvadoran parliament was not sufficient to allow his boxes to be opened for study, much less for export.

3. 4. 5. 6. 7. The three principal criteria for identifying Luna Polychrome in combination with major motifs. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 1. 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3. 1. 1. 2. 3. 4. Pattern of prismatic blade abundance 280 Page xii Foreword This volume accords to Wolfgang Haberland some well-deserved recognition and represents the esteem and respect he has engendered among his peers, colleagues, and fellow scholars from Central America, Europe, and North America.

After the meeting, Wolfgang went once more to San Salvador in a vain attempt to have his material released from the Instituto Tropical. The former director, with whom Haberland could work and whom he respected, had died, and his place had been taken by two appointees whose interests and orientation were more political than scientific. Even a permit that Wolfgang procured from the Salvadoran parliament was not sufficient to allow his boxes to be opened for study, much less for export. The blame fell on a 1905 law forbidding any "archaeological jewels" (joyas arqueológicas) to leave the country, although no one could define archaeological jewel.

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