Keatinge, Richard W.. The Chimú empire in a regional perspective: cultural antecedents and continuities

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The Chimú empire in a regional perspective: cultural antecedents and continuities

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Chan Chan: Andean desert city, edited by Michael E. Moseley and Kent C. Day

Published By: Original publisher Chan Chan: Andean desert city, edited by Michael E. Moseley and Kent C. Day Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. 2010. 197-224 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Richard W. Keatinge

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2015. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Chimu (SE75)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Miscellaneous facilities (368); Public structures (344); Religious and educational structures (346); Cultural participation (184); Archaeological survey methods (129); Dependencies (636); Sacred objects and places (778); Ritual (788);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a description of administrative centers found in the Moche Valley and their importance to the Chimu socioeconomic system. Two sites, Farfán and Pacatnamú, were surveyed and mapped. Farfán has several compounds similar to ones found at Chan Chan, one with a burial platform, storerooms, and [i]audiencias[/i]—indications it was an imperial administrative center in the newly conquered territory of Jequetepeque. It is proposed that Farfán was an outpost founded by a legendary Chimu general named Pacatnamú. The site known as Pacatnamú, which incorporates the Moche-Chimu transition, is compared to the central coast pilgrimage site of Pachacamac. [i]Audiencias[/i] are interpreted as fulfilling different purposes in different areas; at Pacatnamú the purpose might have been religious and, analogous to Mesopotamian examples, Chimu temple structures also could have served as storehouses and administrative centers.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 12

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. se75-012

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: For bibliographical references see document 18:[Moseley and Day] (2010, References) Reprint of 1982 copy

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1974

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Archaeologist-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry; 2014

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1800-524 BP (AD 200-1476)

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) north-central coastal La Libertad region (Moche and Jequetepeque valleys), Peru

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Chanchán (Peru)


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