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Tulane faculty featured in National Geographic magazine

September 07, 2016 8:45 AM
New Wave Staff newwave@tulane.edu
Blocks from the La Corona site in Guatemala — once the ancient city of Saknikte — Where Middle American Research Institute director Marcello Canuto conducts research. (Photos from the La Carona Regional Archaeological Project)


"In Search of the Lost Empire of the Maya," published in the most recent issue of National Geographic magazine, features quotes and interviews with Marcello Canuto, director of the Middle American Research Institute (MARI), and Francisco Estrada-Belli, a research assistant professor of anthropology in the Tulane School of Liberal Arts. The story examines the Kaan, or Snake, Kingdom among the Classic Period Maya and features research and information from the sites of La Corona and Holmul, excavated by Canuto and Estrada-Belli, respectively.

Read the full article here.