Online Theses and Dissertations

Wayeb invites graduates with university degrees related to the field of Maya Studies to send us their BA-, MA-theses and PhD-dissertations for online publication in this section of our website. Like this, we hope to provide you with another platform to disseminate your research and get some feedback from the scholarly community.

If you send us your thesis/dissertation for online publication, please make sure to attach some proof that your academic work has been graded and approved by your university. Wayeb will not publicise unapproved writings in this section.

Please indicate:

  • type of thesis/dissertation (i.e., BA, MA, PhD, Lic. etc.)
  • awarding academic institution (university, department, institute)
  • year of submission/graduation

Please, send your thesis/dissertation properly formatted as a PDF-File to: Authors are responsible for checking with their universities/departments that the online publication of their thesis/dissertation does not violate the university’s/department’s rights. Authors are also requested to not send us their document, if the thesis/dissertation has been submitted for publication elsewhere.

Barrales Rodríguez, Dehmian

UADY, 2006
Más allá de las imágenes de la guerra y la captura: Evidencias iconográficas de la existencia de un Arte Marcial autóctono entre los Mayas del Período Clásico
File size: 10.456 KB

Blainey, Marc

University of Western Ontario, 2005
Evidence for Ritual Use of Entheogens in Ancient Mesoamerica and the Implications for the Approach to Religion and Worldview
File size: 453 KB

Trent University, 2007
Surfaces and Beyond: The Political, Ideological, and Economic Significance of Ancient Maya Iron-Ore Mirrors
File size: 10.991 KB

Egerer, Christian

University of Bonn, 2008
The Ancient Maya Ceramics of El Pilar: Characteristics and Comparison
File size: 2.199 KB

University College London, 2012
The Foundations of Maya Ceramics Classification: History, Method and Theory of the Type-Variety:Mode System
File size: 14.028 KB

Gronemeyer, Sven

University of Bonn, 2004
Tortuguero, Tabasco, Mexiko: Geschichte einer klassischen Maya-Stadt, dargestellt an ihren Inschriften, Band 1: Textband und Studie
File size: 5.505 KB
Tortuguero, Tabasco, Mexiko: Geschichte einer klassischen Maya-Stadt, dargestellt an ihren Inschriften, Band 2: Katalogband und Analyse
File size: 19.189 KB
Acta Mesoamericana, Vol. 17 (2006): Order the revised English translation in the Saurwein Store
Hierogylphic texts from Tortuguero: Available in the Wayeb Drawing Archive

Kupprat, Felix

University of Bonn, 2011
Gewalterinnerungen und ihre Tradition – Das kollektive Gedächtnis in Río Negro, Rabinal, Baja Verapaz, Guatemala
File size: 1.456 KB

Martínez de Velasco Cortina, Alejandra

UNAM, 2014
Cerámica funeraria maya: las vasijas matadas
File size: 199.129 KB

Melendez, Lucero

ENAH, 2004
El papel de la lingüística histórica en la epigrafía maya
File size: 347 KB

UNAM, 2007
La posesión lingüistica en la lengua de las inscripciones mayas clásicas
File size: 5.685 KB

Morton, Shawn Gregory

University of Calgary, 2007
Procession Ritual at Naachtun, Guatemala During the Late Classic Period
File size: 2.737 KB

Pallán Gayol, Carlos

ENAH, 2006
Estudios de caso sobre textos jeroglíficos mayas
File size: 32.679 KB

UNAM, 2009
Secuencia dinástica, glifos-emblema y topónimos en las inscripciones jeroglíficas de Edzná, Campeche (600-900 d.C.): implicaciones históricas
File size: 59.611 KB
Winning thesis of INAH’s 2010 Premio Alfonso Caso in archaeology.

Peuramaki-Brown, Meaghan

University College London, 2004
The Chaîne Opératoire of Ceramic Manufacture and Production: Preliminary Analysis through Ceramic Petrography at Rancho del Rio, Valle de Cacaulapa, Santa Barbara District, Honduras
File size: 3.247 KB

Prager, Christian M.

University of Bonn, 2002
Die Inschriften von Pusilha: Epigraphische Analyse und Rekonstruktion der Geschichte einer klassischen Mayastätte
File size: 9.214 KB
Hierogylphic texts from Pusilha: Available in the Wayeb Drawing Archive

Vásquez Monterroso, Diego

Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, 2009
Diversidad discursiva de representaciones del conejo en el arte maya: una aproximación iconográfica a partir de vasijas del período Clásico Tardío
File size: 6.8290 KB

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