University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Edward M. Schortman

Archaeological Investigations in the Lower Montagua Valley

Survey and excavations have revealed marked differences between Quirigua and the other major centers in this valley

By: Edward M. Schortman

The lower Motagua valley, situated in the tropical lowlands of Guatemala between the major Maya site of Quirigua and the Caribbean coast, has long been the focus of intermittent archaeological work. Karl Sapper in the latter part of the 19th century was the first individual to provide any detailed information on the archaeol­ogy of this […]