What I Learned Through an Archaeology Field School

The Jaguar

Temple II at Tikal, which I was able to visit through my participation in the Programme for Belize Archaeological Project.

For the past several months, I have been recounting my experiences in Belize last summer – when I participated in an archaeology field school and then traveled around on my own to learn about jaguar conservation.

The last post in this series saw the end of the archaeological portion of my journey. Before moving on to the next half, I would like to reflect on my time with the Programme for Belize and Dos Hombres to Gran Cacao archaeological projects (PfBAP and DH2GC, respectively).

On Archaeology

Before joining the PfBAP and DH2GC, I knew very little about archaeology – other than what I saw on popular television programs like Expedition Unknown. I now have a much better idea of what archaeology is actually like.

What stood out…

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