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The Hils and the Corn

By: Robert Burkitt

Volume IX / Number 3-4

A Guatemala Myth From Robert Burkitt The Museum has recently recieved from Mr. Burkitt a myth of the Kekchi Indians written down in the Indian language under his personal supervision and afterwards translated by him with a set of notes to explain and elucidate the text. Mr. Burkitt’s intimate knowledge of the Kekchi language and […]


A Journey in Northern Guatemala

By: Robert Burkitt

Volume XV / Number 2

After riting to you from Chocolá, I went up to Kesaltenango: where I got a copy, which haz been useful to me, ov a privat map ov the Koopóm country. I also got a set ov unpublisht fotos to send you, ov the Chaculá colection ov antiquities. The weather waz getting dry in Kesaltenango, but […]


Excavations at Chocolá

By: Robert Burkitt

Volume XXI / Number 1

CHOCOLÁ is a big coffee, sugar, and cattle estate, watered by a stream of the same name; and belongs geographically to what is called the Pacific slope: this is to say, it belongs to that strip of country, twenty or thirty leagues wide, which lies between the volcanoes and the sea. Chocolá is in the […]


Explorations in the Highlands of Western Guatemala

By: Robert Burkitt

Volume XXI / Number 1

THE sites that I wish to speak of are at least six: Xoch, Chipal, San Francisco, Chichel, Nebaj, Xolchún. Xolchún, the last place I put down, is much the most important of the six. But the order in which I have put them down is not intended to be the order of their importance. It […]