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  • Rescuing ancient Maya history from the plow

    Photo of the researcher seated on a bluff overlooking former jungle and farmlands in Belize.

    Anthropology professor Lisa Lucero and her colleagues are working to capture the history from Maya ruins before they are plowed under.

    Photo by C. Taylor. Photo copyright © 2022 VOPA and Belize Institute of Archaeology, NICH.


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  • Editor’s notes:

    This research is conducted under the auspices of the Belize Institute of Archaeology, National Institute of Culture and History and is funded by the NSF and a University of Illinois Research Board grant.  

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