Chapter 2 – Background
Chapter 2 – Background…………………………………………………….......…........……….14

Site and Setting…………………………………………………………………..............................................................15
Mayapán’s Urban Form…………………………..…………………………...........................................................…...18
Ethnohistoric Sources Pertaining to Mayapán……………………………......................................................……...30
A Literary History of Mayapán…………………………………………………..............................................................35
Early Archaeological Work at the Site………………………………………..........................................................…..46
Modern Archaeological work at Mayapán……………………………………….........................................................49
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