The jewel—a jade pendant worn on a king’s chest during key religious ceremonies—was first unearthed in 2015. It is now housed at the Central Bank of Belize, along with other national treasures. Braswell recently published a paper in the Cambridge University journal Ancient Mesoamerica detailing the jewel’s significance. A second paper, in the Journal of Field Archaeology, describes the excavations.
The Graduate Division will be closed on Monday, February 20th, 2017 in observance of President's Day.
We will resume normal operating on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 with our regular business hours.
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