University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: John J. McGinn

Tikal

Photo of mask.
The North Acropolis and An Early Tomb

By: William R. Coe and John J. McGinn

What is it that motivates anticipation of a rich tomb as the trench is cut further and deeper back in time? The excavator knows the lure and now and then stops to ask himself the values to be gotten from the elusive tomb, from the rotted bones, the things worn by and later deposited with […]