Category: Students

Dr. Francisco Estrada-Belli discovers a Maya pyramid, Holmul Archaeological Project/PACUNAM, Guatemala

PRESS RELEASE Francisco Estrada-Belli (Holmul Archaeological Project/PACUNAM) Maya temples and tombs give new insights into Maya history GUATEMALA CITY— A Maya pyramid beautifully decorated with a rare polychrome- painted stucco frieze was unearthed in July 2013 at the site of Holmul, a Classic Maya city in northeastern Peten region of Guatemala.  The find came as […]

National Science Foundation Grant Award Recipients

Professors Christopher Roosevelt and Christina Luke, co-Principal Investigators, awarded National Science Foundation for their research, Cultural Dynamics and Overlapping Interaction Spheres in the Marmara Lake Basin, Western Turkey, $202,124 Professor David Carballo,  awarded National Science Foundation Grant for his research, Urbanism, Neighborhood Organization, and Domestic Economy at the Tlajinga District, Teotihuacan, Mexico, $188,238 Research Assistant […]

Brent Fortenberry (GRS’13) awarded the Bermuda National Trust DeForest Trimingham Award

Brent Fortenberry awarded the The Bermuda National Trust DeForest Trimingham Award for unwavering commitment to Bermuda’s archaeological research and education by providing a glimpse into the lives of the island’s residents throughout the centuries. The first picture  is Dr. Fortenberry with Rev. David Raths Incumbent of St. Peters Church and Bermuda National Trust President Lt. […]

Visit the Mary M.B. Wakefield Summer Archaeology Institute

The Wakefield Estate’s Summer Archaeology Institute is designed for high school students interested in learning about archaeology and local history. Participants conduct an actual archaeological excavation on site under the direction of graduate students from Boston University. The institute is a two-week course that includes a field trip to visit other active archaeological sites in […]