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By: Tom Stanley
Being a camper in the Museum’s “Anthropologists in the Making” Summer Camp comes with plenty of perks. Campers go for informative gallery tours with their counselors; they make spectacular arts & craft projects based on ancient cultures of the world; sometimes, they even get to dig for artifacts in our inner gardens (in sandboxes, that […]
By: Anne Tiballi
Tihosuco, Quintana Roo, Mexico May 29, 2017 If I were to characterize my field season up until this point in two words, they would be watching and waiting. Now in my fourth year researching, working, and living in Tihosuco, located in the state of Quintana Roo on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, I am […]