University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: George F. Guillemin

The Ancient Cakchiquel Capital of Iximché

By: George F. Guillemin

Guatemala, when thought of archaeologically, usually recalls rainforests and the ruined temples and palaces of a Piedras Negras or a Tikal. For the most part we think of the lowlands of the great Department of El Peten, well to the north of Guatemala City, and of the fabulous ruins that cover so much of the low limestone […]