Pre-Columbian Monumental Earthworks of the Amazon

Recently documented monumental earthworks throughout the region of Western Amazonia provide important evidence of an advanced pre-Columbian civilization.

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Louis Shotridge Digital Archive Project

Louis Shotridge Digital Archive was created to make the remarkable Shotridge collection accessible to scholars, students, and community leaders interested in learning more about Southeastern Alaskan Native history and culture.

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Early Copan Acropolis Program

Copan Acropolis: Excavations at the capital of the Classic Maya kingdom of Copan have uncovered the palaces, temples, and physical remains of a royal dynasty dating from 400-800 CE.

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Calakmul Epigraphic Research Project

Calakmul was the largest city of Classic Maya civilization and one of the dominant powers in the complex geopolitics of this culture period.

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Llamas, Alpacas, and Fish in the Ancient Landscapes of Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

Llamas, alpacas, and fish in the Ancient Landscapes of Lake Titicaca, Bolivia: Ancient herders depended on their flocks for food, trade, and security in a changing environment.

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