University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Carl P. Beetz

Caracol Thirty Years Later

A Preliminary Account of Two Rulers

By: Carl P. Beetz

This year marks the beginning of the third decade since the University Museum began its interest in the ancient Maya site of Caracol, Belize. April 3rd will be the thirtieth anniversary of the day that Linton Satterthwaite first spied the siren Caracol sulking behind its curtain of forest. In early 1950, Satterthwaite was in the process of examining several ruins in the western part […]