2024 Blogs and Photos

Week 5 (February 19 – 25) (Read the entire post)

The week started out rainy and damp because of a heavy rainfall on Sunday, but then each day was bright and sunny. The end of the week saw the full moon light up our camp in the middle of the night.

On Tuesday and Thursda...

Week 4 (February 12-18, 2023) (Read the entire post)

The weather held once more for the entire week and excavations progressed nicely. Diane flew into Belize on Thursday and was on site for Friday and Saturday, leaving Belize to return to Houston on Sunday. Rumari Ku from the Institute of Archaeology also joined the project o...

Week 3 (February 5 – 11, 2024) (Read the entire post)

The weather has held for the entire week, which started off cold and then warmed up by the weekend. Excavation has proceeded in four groups this week, one of which was finished.

The first group that was opened, Chocolate,...

Week 2 (January 29 – February 4, 2024) (Read the entire post)

This is the first real week of archaeological work for the 2023 field season. I was out of camp on Sunday night to do an airport pickup. On Monday, I did shopping in the morning in Cayo for items that we needed (including a chain saw) and then drove to the Belize City airpo...

Week 1 (January 21 -27, 2024): (Read the entire post)

              Adrian and I arrived in Belize on Sunday January 21, 2024 and were picked up at the airport by Brian Woodye and transported to the San Ignacio Hotel. On Monday we met with Dr. Melissa Badillo in ...