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Excavation of a Plaza Platform at Group A of the Medicinal Trail Community: A Hinterland Maya Site in Northwestern Belize (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jacqueline Fox. Skyler Claunch. David M. Hyde.

Previous excavations at Group A of the Medicinal Trail Community indicated a long occupation of the area, possibly dating back to the Middle Preclassic. In an effort to identify the earliest occupational phase at the group, we excavated the Middle Courtyard plaza platform of Group A to a depth of just over two meters below surface. Results of the 2016 field season brought greater understanding of the extensive amount of energy expended in building from the original foundation of the structures...


Periurbanism in the Casma State: Preliminary Observations from the Olivar Archaeological Complex (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only David Pacifico.

This is an abstract from the "Casma State Material Culture and Society: Organizing, Analyzing, and Interpreting Archaeological Evidence of a Re-emergent Ancient Polity" session, at the 84th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. The Casma State played a major role in north-central coastal social and political developments in the Middle Horizon and Late Intermediate Period, circa AD 1000-1400. El Purgatorio served as the capital for much of that time, providing a central...


Settlement Pattern Analysis at a Hinterland Community in Northwestern Belize: Results of the Medicinal Trail Reconnaissance and Mapping Project (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only David M. Hyde. Michael Stowe.

The Medicinal Trail Reconnaissance and Mapping Project (MTRAMP) began in 2013 and just completed its fourth season in 2016. Those four seasons, plus the integration of previous mapping endeavors, has refined our understanding of the size and distribution of households and numerous landscape features that have been, or continue to be, the focus of excavations. Intensive survey and mapping of the Medicinal Trail locality has revealed, (a) that the largest, and most complex architectural groups are...