Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Marcello Canuto and Francisco Estrada-Belli Featured in National Geographic Story

August 15th, 2016

A story about governance among the ancient Maya, In Search of the Lost Empire of the Maya, published in the most recent National Geographic magazine issue, features quotes and interviews with Marcello Canuto, Director of the Middle American Research Institute and Francisco Estrada-Belli, a Research Assistant Professor in the Anthropology Department. 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 Holumul, excavated by Canuto and Estrada-Belli respectively.