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Magazine Articles

El Mirador — Champion of All

Interview of Richard Hansen includes some historical perspective and some future plans for this critically important region of Guatemala. Read More...


Jungle Gym: You need to be fit to visit Guatemala's most spectacular Maya ruins.

Guatemala's most popular Maya ruins lie at Tikal, but for real bragging rights you'll have to head deep into the Peten jungle, where you'll find the ancient city of El Mirador. Read More...


What Lies in the Depths

The helicopter ride alone is worth the trip. It’s like flying into a real-life Emerald City. Read More...


Mirador Basin has been fertile ground for ISU researchers.

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Panels Depicting Popol Vuh Discovered

Archaeologists find carvings portraying Maya Creation text in Northern Guatemala. Read More...


Unearthing the Maya Creation Myth

Archaeologists who have uncovered two massive carved stucco panels in the Mirador Basin of Gua­temala’s northern rain forest say they are the earliest known representation of the Mayan creation myth, predating other such artifacts by a millennium. Read More...