University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Annette B. Weiner

Ethnohistory and Archaeology in Colonial Antigua, Guatemala

By: Ruben E. Reina and Annette B. Weiner and Edward O'Flaherty, S.J.

The visitor to modern Antigua, Guatemala, receives the impression that he is stepping back into the Colonial period. The ruins left by the fateful earthquake of 1773, the Colonial-style homes, and the cobblestone streets testify to the physical grandeur of Antigua’s past. Many culĀ­tural elements, less visible than the ruins but equally significant, developed during […]