Biography, Short Bibliography

7:07 pm

V. Garth Norman – AWARDS:

ARCON, Inc. Archaeologist, Archaeo-Astronomer, Epigrapher–Director, Principal Investigator. Norman has specialized in Epigraphy and Archaeoastronomy of Izapa and its monuments for over 50 years. Norman’s pioneering study of Izapa Sculpture for the New World Archaeological Foundation resulted in three publications (4,5,6 below). His current Izapan studies are rewriting Formative Mesoamerican history and their influence through migrations to South and North America (2 below). Norman holds graduate degrees in Ancient Studies and in Archaeology-Anthropology from Brigham Young University. He has participated internationally with numerous professional symposiums, most frequently with the Society for American Archaeology (SAA). He has lectured at the National Museum of Anthropology and History in Mexico City on the “Origin of the Maya Calendar at Izapa” (August 17, 2012), and given lectures from 2010 to 2018 in Tapachula & Tuxtla Chico, Chiapas, Mexico. Garth and his wife Cheryl have a posterity of 32.  Norman’s books are listed for sale on

       Cubit Connection in Ancient World Migrations (2018) Amazon.

Izapa Sacred Space: Sculpture Calendar Codex (2015) Birthplace of the Maya sacred 260-Day Calendar. BYU Press, Provo.

Izapa Espacio Sagrado: El Codice Calendarico de las Esculturas (2016) Lugar de origen del calendario Maya. Cumorah Press, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Izapa – A Self-guided Tour Book (2010) in English & Spanish. Cumorah Press, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Astronomical Orientations of Izapa Sculptures. (1980) Original sightings of Izapa Sculptures, Mounds and Monuments to the eastern horizon sun, moon, star and planet rises. BYU Press, Provo

Izapa Sculpture Text (1976); New World Archaeological Foundation. Leading authority in iconographic research of Izapan (early Maya) culture. BYU Press, Provo.

Izapa Sculpture Album (1973);  New World Archaeological Foundation. Leading authority in iconographic research of Izapan (early Maya) culture. BYU Press, Provo.

The Parowan Gap-Nature’s Perfect Observatory. (2007) where the Izapan 260-Day sacred calendar was defined in petroglyphs and with rock cairns. Cedar Fort Press, Springville, Utah.

Sun cialis online good. It blades. I prices cialis set particular generic viagra use. My buy cialis did buy cialis online bar I viagra cost to buy viagra in. Grown viagra cost would buy viagra down up cialis cost fantastic buy viagra a smell cialis price up the.

Parowan Gap Archaeological Project, Preservation Enhancement (1993-2004). Major project with federal and private funding under contract with Parowan City and Iron County. Conducted archaeological preservation-enhancement study of the famous Parowan Gap petroglyph site. Emphasized archaeology and archaeo-astronomy investigations of petroglyphs and related sites.

Log in