Maya Culture in the Highlands of Guatemala


    THE Carnegie Institution of Washington, which under its Section of American Aboriginal History is conducting a comprehensive investigation of the anthropology of Central America, covering the archaeology, history under Colonial administration, and physical characters and constitution, linguistics, and social conditions of the modern inhabitants, has undertaken a further investigation in the highland zone of Guatemala. Here a year of mound excavation has already made a substantial advance towards a settled chronological sequence in culture, which is one of the principal aims in present-day archaeological research in Central America.

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    Maya Culture in the Highlands of Guatemala. Nature 138, 892–893 (1936).

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