Archaeology in Nicaragua
Archaeology is a collaboration between history and anthropology as it rebuilds cultural sequences while discovering the cultural practices of the past. The key to these discoveries is the material culture artifacts representing past ‘fossilized ideas “of the practiced activities.
The material culture incorporates the functionality and stylistic information that may be related to ideological beliefs. Because one of the main sources of material culture comes from everyday life, most of archaeological research trying to rebuild the livelihoods of ordinary people.
Nicaragua was the debatable land between North and South America, among the Mayas and Aztecs on the one hand and Muyscas or Chibchas on the other, and as another severe factor, the wild Atlantic coast came occasionally to dispute the supremacy their more civilized but less bellicose neighbors.
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