An Expedition to Central America

Title

An Expedition to Central America

Magazine

Improvement Era

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1950

Authors

Pagination

112–114, 144–147

Date Published

February 1950

Volume

53

Issue Number

2

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Bibliographic Citation

Jakeman, M. Wells. "An Expedition to Central America", Improvement Era, Vol. 53. no. 2 1950:112–114, 144–147.

Abstract

This article describes an archaeological expedition in January and February, 1948, to the Xicalongo Gulf Coast area of a district of western Campeche. The author provides descriptions of the area’s flora and fauna, the hardships of the expedition, and findings of relatively new early “pre-classic” civilizations. 

Archaeology
Native Americans - Olmec
Mexico
Native Americans - Maya
Ancient America - Mesoamerica

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