The investigation of past cultures of the modern nationstate of Guatemala through the study and scientific analysis of material remains (i.e., osteological, artifactual, architectural, etc.).
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Provides information about the Maya culture and more than 110 ancient archaeological sites in the country.
The capital of the Captaincy-General of Guatemala, founded in the 16th century, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua
The ruins of Quirigua contain some outstanding 8th-century monuments and are now designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Guatemalan Maya Archeology
Brief description of the temples and plazas at Tikal. Includes some information about El Petén and other archeological sites.
New Maya Site Found
The ruins of a Maya city have been discovered near a tributary of the Rio San Pedro in northern Guatemala.
Long-sought Maya City -- Site Q -- found in Guatemala
From ScienceNews, a team of scientists including Marcello Canuto, assistant professor of anthropology at Yale, has found incontrovertible proof of Site Q, a long-speculated Mayan city, during a mission to the northwest Peten region of Guatemala. (September 28, 2005)
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