2019 Blogs & Photos

Week 3 (February 11 – 17) (Read the entire post)

Week 3, the project finally reached “full force” with the addition of 3 more men on Tuesday (Jose, Gerardo, and Edwin). We now have 12 men engaged in excavations with the students and staff. Adrian has his own group that he transports back and forth to “West Puchituk” and Arlen transports t...

Week 3 (February 4 – 10, 2019) (Read the entire post)

The third week of the field season was the first one with any excavation, especially as we welcomed four new students to Caracol on January 31, and only received 4 additional men on Sunday, February 3. Accordingly, we began research in earnest on Monday, February 4 with half the crew going to local...

Weeks 1 and 2 (January 18 – February 3) (Read the entire post)

Starting up an archaeological field season at a remote location usually takes a while and is a slow drawn out process. In the case of Caracol it would not even be possible without the aid of the Institute of Archaeology and especially Brian Woodye. In order to get the season under way, the first...