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Posted 16 July, 2013 by Ministry of Culture and Sports in News
 
 

New archaeological discoveries, Symposium issue

With the aim of spreading the archaeological studies in Guatemala, the Ministry of Culture and Sports, through the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology-MUNAE-submit the 22 to the 26 July 2013, XXVII Symposium on Archaeological Research in Guatemala.

It presented the theme "Looting, Private Collecting and Heritage Legislation: The Dilemma of Cultural Heritage Conservation "and will include the participation of professionals and students from different archaeological projects in the country, and foreign researchers interested in archaeological discoveries and processes in Guatemala and Mesoamerica.

NUEVOS DESCUBRIMIENTOS ARQUEOLÓGICOS, TEMA DE SIMPOSIO

NEW ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES, SYMPOSIUM THEME

Within the talks will be announced recent research in eastern and central Peten; on the south coast, the archeology of Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo; ceramic studies; heritage and its protection.

Museums will conferencing, sites and contemporary practices; Collectables, conservation, history and research in the Altiplano. Talks archaeological looting and analysis of materials, two panels, one about visions and revisions on the complex type of group E and other tangible and intangible cultural heritage in Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala.

The symposium is a space created to disseminate and preserve cultural heritage, through conferences and especially, by publishing summaries of the papers presented in the previous year, which are valuable sources of reference, that serve to reinforce and celebrate the richness and diversity of cultural heritage in Guatemala.

NUEVOS DESCUBRIMIENTOS ARQUEOLÓGICOS, TEMA DE SIMPOSIO

NEW ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES, SYMPOSIUM THEME

The event is organized by leading professionals like Barbara Arroyo, Kaminaljuyu Park Coordinator, Olga de Hazard, Tikal Association President, Zoila Rodriguez, advisor to the work of the Antigua Guatemala, Daniel Aquino, MUNAE director and Hector Escobedo, PhD in archeology.

More information and registration: Tikal Association: Avenida La Reforma 8-60, area 9 Building Galleries Reform, Office 322, Tel. 2331-1176. National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology MUNAE: 6a. calle 7a. Avenue, Hall No.5 Finca La Aurora Zone 13 Tel. 2475 4399 – 2475 4406 and 2475 4010.

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