Christophe Helmke

Christophe Helmke

Associate Professor


  1. 2021
  2. Published

    Deciphering the Collapse: An Account of Kingship in the Terminal Classic

    Helmke, Christophe, Hoggarth, J. A. & Awe, J. J., 2021, Maya Kingship: Rupture and Transformation from Classic to Postclassic Times. Okoshi, T., Chase, A. F., Nondedéo, P. & Arnauld, M-C. (eds.). Gainesville: University Press of Florida, p. 106-130 (Maya Studies, Vol. 21).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Expedient Lithic Techonology in Complex Sedentary Societies: Use-wear, Flake Size, and Edge Angle on Debitage from Two Ancient Maya Sites

    Stemp, W. J., Graham, E., Helmke, Christophe & Awe, J. J., 2021, In: Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. 61, 101243.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Strength in the Face of Adversity: Terminal Classic development of Nakum in a Wider Geopolitical Vantage

    Źrałka, J., Hermes, B., Helmke, Christophe & Martin, S., 2021, Maya Kingship: Rupture and Transformation from Classic to Postclassic Times. Okoshi, T., Chase, A. F., Nondedéo, P. & Arnauld, M-C. (eds.). Gainesville: University Press of Florida, p. 202-223 (Maya Studies, Vol. 21).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  5. Accepted/In press

    THE STUCCOED and PAINTED BENCHES of XOCHICALCO, MORELOS, MEXICO

    Nielsen, Jesper, Alvarado León, C. & Helmke, Christophe, 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Ancient Mesoamerica.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. 2020
  7. Published

    Crowning Rulers and Years: Interpreting the Year Sign Headdress at Teotihuacan

    Nielsen, Jesper & Helmke, Christophe, 26 Aug 2020, In: Ancient Mesoamerica. 31, 2, p. 319-334 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    A Terminal Classic Period Molded-carved Ceramic Production Mold from Actun Xtuyul, Pacbitun, Belize

    Spenard, J. & Helmke, Christophe, 2020, In: Mexicon. 42, 2, p. 32-37 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Ally, Client or Outpost? Evaluating the Relationship between Xunantunich and Naranjo in the Late Classic Period

    Awe, J. J., Helmke, Christophe, Slocum, D. & Tilden, D., 2020, In: Ancient Mesoamerica. 31, 3, p. 494-506 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    Applying Regional, Contextual, Ethnohistoric, and Ethnohistoric Approaches for Understanding the Significance of Peri-abandonment Deposits in Western Belize

    Awe, J. J., Helmke, Christophe, Aimers, J. J., Ebert, C. E., Stemp, W. J. & Hoggarth, J. A., 2020, In: Ancient Mesoamerica. 31, 1, p. 109-126

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Los monumentos de Belice

    Helmke, Christophe, 2020, In: Arqueologia Mexicana. 28, 165, p. 44-48 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Political Alliances and Trade Connections Observed in the Ceramic Record of the Classic Period: The Perspective from the Maya Site of Nakum, Guatemala

    Źrałka, J., Helmke, Christophe, Hermes, B., Koszkul, W., Ting, C., Bishop, R. L. & Bojkowska, D., 2020, In: Ancient Mesoamerica. 31, 3, p. 461-475 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Reconstructing the Formation of Peri-abandonment Deposits at Baking, Belize

    Hoggarth, J. A., Davis, J. B., Awe, J. J. & Helmke, Christophe, 2020, In: Ancient Mesoamerica. 31, 1, p. 139-149 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    Tactics, Trophies and Titles: A Comparative Perspective on Ancient Maya Raiding

    Helmke, Christophe, 2020, In: Ancient Mesoamerica. 31, 1, p. 29-46 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    The Last Hurrah: Examining the Nature of Peri-abandoment Deposits and Activities at Cahal Pech, Belize

    Awe, J. J., Ebert, C. E., Hoggarth, J. A., Aimers, J. J., Helmke, Christophe, Douglas, J. & Stemp, W. J., 2020, In: Ancient Mesoamerica. 31, 1, p. 175-187

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. Published

    The Litany of Runaway Kings: Another Look at Stela 12 of Naranjo, Guatemala

    Helmke, Christophe, Beliaev, D. & Vepretskii, S., 2020, In: The P A R I Journal. 21, 2, p. 1-28 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. Published

    The Terminal Classic at Pacbitun: Evidence from Moulded-carved Ceramics

    Helmke, Christophe & Ting, C., 2020, An Archaeological Reconstruction of Ancient Maya Life at Pacbitun, Belize. Powis, T. G., Skaggs, S. & Micheletti, G. J. (eds.). Oxford: Archaeopress, Vol. S2970. p. 185-200 16 p. (Archaeology of the Maya, Vol. 4).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Under the Lordly Monarchs of the North: The Epigraphy of Northern Belize

    Helmke, Christophe, 2020, In: Ancient Mesoamerica. 31, 2, p. 261-286 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  19. Published

    Writing Pacbitun into the Historic Record of the Southern Maya Lowlands

    Micheletti, G. J., Helmke, Christophe & Healy, P. F., 2020, An Archaeological Reconstruction of Ancient Maya Life at Pacbitun, Belize. Powis, T. G., Skaggs, S. & Micheletti, G. J. (eds.). Oxford: Archaeopress, Vol. S2970. p. 103-114 12 p. (Archaeology of the Maya, Vol. 4).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  20. 2019
  21. Published

    "Off with his head!": A Heretofore Unknown Monument of Tonina, Chiapas

    Nielsen, Jesper, Helmke, Christophe, Stuart, D. & Sánchez Gamboa, Á., 8 Oct 2019, In: The P A R I Journal. 20, 1, p. 1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    A la sombra del Gólgota: Continuidades y discontinuidades en las observancia rituales en el Cerro de la Estrella

    Helmke, Christophe & Montero García, I. A., 2019, In: Rutas de Campo. 5, p. 106-121 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

  23. Published

    An Analysis of the Imagery and Text of the Cuychen Vase

    Helmke, Christophe, 2019, The Realm Below: Speleoarchaeological Investigations in the Macal River Valley, Belize. Helmke, C. (ed.). San Francisco: Precolumbian Mesoweb Press, p. 122-159 38 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  24. Published

    Another Look at Stela 2 of Caracol, Belize

    Helmke, Christophe, Chase, A. F. & Chase, D. Z., 2019, In: Mexicon. 41, 4, p. 97-104

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    Archaeological Investigations at Cuychen

    Helmke, Christophe, Morton, S., Awe, J. J. & Iannone, G., 2019, The Realm Below: Speleoarchaeological Investigations in the Macal River Valley, Belize. Helmke, C. (ed.). San Francisco: Precolumbian Mesoweb Press, p. 74-121 48 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    Beyond the Twilight Zone: Cave Exploration in the Macal River Valley, Belize

    Awe, J. J., Helmke, Christophe & Morton, S., 2019, The Realm Below: Speleoarchaeological Investigations in the Macal River Valley, Belize. Helmke, C. (ed.). San Francisco: Precolumbian Mesoweb Press, p. 20-73 54 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  27. Published

    Cuychen and the Caves of the Macal River Valley

    Helmke, Christophe, 2019, The Realm Below: Speleoarchaeological Investigations in the Macal River Valley, Belize. Helmke, C. (ed.). San Francisco: Precolumbian Mesoweb Press, p. 8-19 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  28. Published

    Exotics for the Lords and Gods: Lowland Maya Consumption of European Goods along a Spanish Colonial Frontier

    Awe, J. J. & Helmke, Christophe, 2019, Material Encounters and Indigenous Transformations in the Early Colonial Americas. Hofman, C. L. & Keehnen, F. W. M. (eds.). Leiden: Brill, p. 238-262 25 p. (Early Americas: History and Culture).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    Gold and Calques in Mesoamerica: Tracing the Introduction of Gold to Mesoamerica through Linguistic Evidence

    Pharao Hansen, Magnus & Helmke, Christophe, 2019, In: Contributions in New World Archaeology. 13, p. 113-136 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published

    Let's Talk of Graves, Eccentrics, and Epitaphs: The Socio-Political Implications of Recent Discoveries on Structure A9 at Xunantunich, Belize

    Awe, J. J., Helmke, Christophe, Slocum, D. & Tilden, D., 2019, In: Research Reports in Belizean Archaeology. 16, p. 57-74 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  31. Published

    Reading between the lines: The Epigraphy of Central Belize

    Helmke, Christophe, 2019, In: Research Reports in Belizean Archaeology. 16, p. 31-46 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  32. Published

    Sighting a Royal Vehicle: Observations on the Graffiti of Tulix Mul, Belize

    Helmke, Christophe, Hammond, G., Guderjan, T., Greaves, P. & Hanratty, C., 2019, In: The P A R I Journal. 19, 4, p. 10-30

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  33. Published

    Technological, Use-Wear, and Residue Analyses of Obsidian Blades from Classic Maya Burials at Pook's Hill, Belize

    Stemp, W. J., Braswell, G. E., Helmke, Christophe & Awe, J. J., 2019, In: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 26, 101859.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  34. Published

    The Early Classic Murals of El Rosario, Queretaro, Mexico: Description and Iconographic Analysis

    Nielsen, Jesper, Helmke, Christophe, Fenoglio, F. & Saint-Charles Zetina, J. C., 2019, In: Ancient America. 14, p. 1-75 75 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  35. Published

    The Lay of the Land: A Political Geography of an Ancient Maya Kingdom in West-Central Belize

    Helmke, Christophe, Ebert, C. E., Awe, J. J. & Hoggarth, J. A., 2019, In: Contributions in New World Archaeology. 12, p. 9-54 46 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  36. Published

    The Realm Below: Speleoarchaeological Investigations in the Macal River Valley, Belize

    Helmke, Christophe (ed.), 2019, San Francisco: Precolumbian Mesoweb Press. 230 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

  37. Published

    Two Trophy Skulls from Pacbitun, Belize

    Wrobel, G. D., Helmke, Christophe, Gibbs, S., Micheletti, G., Stanchly, N. & Powis, T., 2019, In: Latin American Antiquity. 30, 1, p. 218-223 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. 2018
  39. Published

    'Where the sun came into being': Rites of Pyrolatry, Transition, and Transformation in Early Classic Teotihuacan

    Nielsen, Jesper & Helmke, Christophe, 2018, Smoke, Flames, and the Human Body in Mesoamerican Ritual Practice. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, p. 77-107 31 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  40. Published

    A Classic Maya Carved Capstone from Buenavista del Cayo, Belize

    Helmke, Christophe, Ball, J. W. & Taschek, J. T., 2018, In: Mexicon. 40, 5, p. 134-142 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  41. Published

    A Figurative Hacha from Buenavista del Cayo, Belize

    Helmke, Christophe, Yaeger, J. & Eli, M., 2018, In: The P A R I Journal. 18, 3, p. 7-26 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    A Reading of the Komkom Vase Discovered at Baking Pot, Belize

    Helmke, Christophe, Hoggarth, J. A. & Awe, J. J., 2018, San Francisco: Precolumbian Mesoweb Press. 144 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  43. Published

    An ancient Maya ritual cache at Pook's Hill, Belize: Technological and functional analyses of the obsidian blades

    Stemp, W. J., Braswell, G. E., Helmke, Christophe & Awe, J. J., 2018, In: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 18, p. 889-901 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  44. Published

    At finde hjem i Mesoamerika: Om urhjem og ejerskab til kulturarv

    Pharao Hansen, Magnus & Helmke, Christophe, 2018, Hjem. Galal, E. & Schepelern Johansen, B. (eds.). København: Institut for Tværkulturelle og Regionale Studier, Københavns Universitet, Vol. 8. p. 124-133 10 p. (Tværkultur, Vol. 8).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterCommunication

  45. Published

    Down the T'uhl Hole: Technological, Metric, and Functional Analyses of Chipped Stone from the Chaa Creek Chultun, Cayo District, Belize

    Stemp, W. J., Stoll, C. G., Helmke, Christophe & Awe, J., 2018, In: Lithic Technology. 43, 1, p. 51-64

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  46. Published

    Four Preceramic Points newly Discovered in Belize

    Stemp, W. J., Awe, J. J., Brown, M. K., Harrison-Buck, E., Helmke, Christophe, Wrobel, G. D. & Yaeger, J., 2018, In: Latin American Antiquity. 29, 2, p. 394-397 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  47. Published

    Incised Ceramics from Nakum, Guatemala

    Źrałka, J., Helmke, Christophe, Hermes, B. & Koszkul, W., 2018, Multas per gentes et multa per sæcula: Amici magistro et collegæ suo Ioanni Christopho Kozłowski dedicant. Valde-Nowak, P., Sobczyk, K., Nowak, M. & Źrałka, J. (eds.). Cracow: Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University, p. 635-645

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  48. Published

    Kings of the East: Altun Ha and the Water Scroll Emblem Glyph

    Helmke, Christophe, Guenter, S. & Wanyerka, P., 2018, In: Ancient Mesoamerica. 29, 1, p. 113-135 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  49. Published

    Los monumentos monolíticos de Nakum, Guatemala

    Helmke, Christophe, Martin, S., Źrałka, J., Zych, B., Koszkul, W., Rusek, M. & Velásquez, J. L., 2018, XXXI Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueológicas en Guatemala. Arroyo, B., Méndez Salinas, L. & Ajú Alvarez, G. (eds.). Guatemala: Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, Vol. 2. p. 851-866 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearch

  50. Published

    Ritual Responses to Drought: An Examination of Ritual Expressions in Classic Maya Written Sources

    Jobbová, E., Helmke, Christophe & Bevan, A., 2018, In: Human Ecology: An Interdisciplinary Journal. 46, 5, p. 759–781

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  51. Published

    The Discovery of a Beehive and the Identification of Apiaries among the Ancient Maya

    Źrałka, J., Helmke, Christophe, Santos, L. & Koszkul, W., 2018, In: Latin American Antiquity. 29, 3, p. 514-531

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  52. Published

    The Monolithic Monuments of Nakum, Guatemala

    Źrałka, J., Helmke, Christophe, Martin, S., Koszkul, W. & Velásquez, J. L., 2018, In: The P A R I Journal. 19, 1, p. 1-28 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  53. Published

    The –n-ib and –l-ib suffixes in Ch’olan Languages and Ancient Maya Writing

    Helmke, Christophe, 2018, Tiempo detenido, tiempo suficiente: Ensayos y narraciones mesoamericanistas en homenaje a Alfonso Lacadena García-Gallo. Kettunen, H., Vázquez López, V. A., Kupprat, F., Vidal Lorenzo, C., Muñoz Cosme, G. & Ponce de Leon, M. J. (eds.). Wayeb Publications, Vol. 1. p. 415-478 64 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  54. 2017
  55. Published

    Social identity and geographic origin of Maya burials at Actun Uayazba Kab, Roaring Creek Valley, Belize

    Wrobel, G. D., Freiwald, C., Michael, A., Helmke, Christophe, Awe, J. J., Kennett, D. J., Gibbs, S., Ferguson, J. M. & Griffith, C., Mar 2017, In: Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. 45, p. 98-114 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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