Postcard: The 2015 IoA Field Season at Lamanai

Ella and Synnove at the Mask Temple
Ella and Synnove at the Mask Temple

World Archaeology Section,
The Institute of Archaeology,
University College London,
31-34 Gordon Square,
London WC1H 0PY.
United Kingdom

Dear Section Members,

Lamanai is a Maya archaeological site in northern Belize on the New River Lagoon. Work there is directed by Professor Elizabeth Graham. In 2015 we are concentrating on organisation of the artefacts in the Old Museum and preparing the pottery and small finds for conservation.  Our goal in 2015-16 is to apply for grants to aid conservation efforts and facilitate on-site access to collections for local and foreign tourists, as well as for the local community of Indian Church. IoA students this season cleaned and organised the small finds, reconstructed pottery vessels, illustrated finds and prepared the artefacts for conservation.

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