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The archaeology of Copán, Honduras

Abstract

Copán, a major Classic Maya center in western Honduras, has been the focus of archaeological investigation for over a century. An intense period of research since 1975, involving projects and scholars from many institutions, has resulted in a comprehensive understanding of the origin, maturation, and decline of this major Maya polity.

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Webster, D. The archaeology of Copán, Honduras. J Archaeol Res 7, 1–53 (1999). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02446084

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