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  • Salvaging the past in an ancient Maya settlement 

    Anthropology professor Lisa Lucero and her students are excavating an ancient Maya site in west central Belize. Their work shelter can be seen near the center of the photo. 

    Photo courtesy Lisa Lucero

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  • Editor's note: 

    A University of Illinois Research Board grant is funding the salvage archaeology program. Research is conducted under the auspices of the Belize Institute of Archaeology, National Institute of Culture and History.