Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

SLA annual magazine Reflections features discoveries in Guatemala and Peru by Tulane archaeologists

August 29th, 2018

Reflections is published annually to hallmark events at Tulane’s School of Liberal Arts. In the fifth annual publication, Tulane archaeologists Drs. Marcelo Canuto, director of the Middle American Research Institute, Francisco Estrada-Belli, and John Verano are highlighted for their recent research in Latin America.

In this issue, archaeologists Drs. Canuto and Estrada-Belli discuss their contributions to a team of researchers that discovered dozens of ancient Maya cities in Guatemala using LiDAR (light detection and ranging) technology. Physical anthropologist Dr. Verano discusses his research examining the skeletal remains of human sacrificial victims dating to a period when the Chimu Empire flourished in prehistoric Peru.

To view the entire issue, please visit the Reflections publication website.

Guatemala + People
Laura Murphy
Clinical Associate Professor - Global Community Health & Behavioral Sciences (GCHB), Associate Director - Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking (TAYLOR)