2017 Blogs & Photos

Week 4 (February 13- February 19, 2017 (Read the entire post)

This was a very busy week with things starting to “pop” in the field. Perhaps the most important thing to happen is that the plaza trench in Caana is finally at the stage where we are ready to begin floor penetration on axis to Structure B20 a...

Week 3 (February 6 – February 12, 2017) (Read the entire post)

This week saw the movement of significant amounts of earth and the recording of much of the latest architecture associated with the structures selected for excavation this season. For the most part the week was sunny. We were partially hindered by 2 missing men who went out because of a sick mother...

Week 2 (Jan. 30 – Feb 5, 2017) (Read the entire post)

Having arrived on Sunday, the new students were given a tour of the site on Monday and then familiarized with the laboratory. Excavation started in earnest in the Caana summit plaza. we also laid out excavations at the two main residential groups ...

Week 1 (Jan 15 – Jan 29, 2017) (Read the entire post)

The first weeks of the field season (called a cumulative “Week 1”) were characterized by lots of travel, driving, and careful preparation. The field season officially commenced when Adrian and I arrived in Belize on Friday, January 21, 2017 af...

2017 Blog Coming Soon (Read the entire post)