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  • Searching for an ancient Maya pilgrimage path: The elusive pools

    Researchers are mapping the final three of 25 sacred pools at Cara Blanca, an ancient Maya pilgrimage site in central Belize.

    Researchers are mapping the final three of 25 sacred pools at Cara Blanca, an ancient Maya pilgrimage site in central Belize.

    Photo by Jean Larmon

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  • Editor’s note: This research is conducted under the auspices of the Belize Institute of Archaeology, National Institute of Culture and History. Anthropology professor Lisa Lucero is leading the work in Belize. A second post about this expedition, “Fire and Water,” will appear next week.

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