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  • Exploring an ancestral Maya neighborhood

    Aerial photo facing east – all the white smudges are ancestral Maya mounds.

    Anthropology graduate students Rachel Gill and Yifan Wang study the remains of an ancient Maya neighborhood in central Belize. This is an aerial photo of the archaeological site facing east. The white smudges are ancestral Maya mounds.

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


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  • This research is conducted under the auspices of the Belize Institute of Archaeology, National Institute of Culture and History, and is funded by the National Science Foundation and a University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Research Board grant.

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