David’s The Atlantic interview was on his new archaeology book “Collisions of Worlds: A Deep History of the Fall of Aztec Mexico and the Forging of New Spain.” The publication coincides with the 500th anniversary of the fall of the Aztecs (1519-1521). Click here for interview.
David Carballo will receive $10,000 to lead a community-engaged archaeology project with youth living near the ancient city of Teotihuacan, one of the largest cities of the pre-Columbian Americas. A heavily visited tourist destination and iconic national treasure, Teotihuacan is nonetheless threatened by the urban sprawl of Mexico City. Carballo and colleagues, including artist Pedro Cahuantzi […]
‘“We’re now finding that life on the periphery was pretty good,” said Boston University archeologist David Carballo, who discovered brightly-colored paintings over fine stucco on three buildings he began excavating there in July,” David Alire Garcia of Reuters. Read entire article here.
Professor David Carballo and graduate student, Daniela Hernandez Sarinana, in San Pedro Tlajinga, Teotihuacan with the families from the community to explain their project goals and their progress. #archaeology #Mexico #proyectoarqueologicotlajingateotihuacan
Congratulations to Maria Codlin, Kathleen Forste and Natalie Susmann recipients of the Short Term Graduate Research Abroad Fellowship to support their travel and research. Maria’s research takes her to Mexico, Kathleen to Israel, Natalie to Greece.
Professor David Carballo Teotihuacan in Science Magazine. The candidate for political office stood in a plaza, naked, bracing himself against the punches and kicks. The crowd roared, pulsing around him like a beating heart. People for whom he had risked his life in war after war hurled blows and insults from all directions. The candidate […]
Tangled History Mexico Is Hiding The World’s Largest Pyramid In the city of Cholula in central Mexico there stands a hill with a giant church on top which hides a man made pyramid filled with secrets. Excerpt from interview with William O’Connor, 12/4/16 Click here to read entire interview. During the peak period of the […]
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New article featuring Teotihuacan research of Prof. David Carballo and graduate students Maria Codlin, Daniela Hernandez Sarinana, and Dave Walton
BU Department of Archaeology faculty and graduate students study Teotihuacan, in part, to advance our own understanding of current cities. Read more
Boston University Department of Archaeology Professor David Carballo is part of a new collaborative research grant through NSF titled “Origins of Urbanization and State Formation: Investigations at the Plaza of the Columns Complex at Teotihuacan, Mexico.” The total grant is ca. $300k of which ca. $78k will come to BU. The project will investigate a […]