You are here: Home / Studies Programs / Pre-Columbian Studies / Project Grant Reports

Pre-Columbian Project Grant Reports

2012–2013

Salvage Excavations of V–05, a Siguas-Ramadas Cemetery in the Vitor Valley of Southern Peru

Maria Cecilia Lozada, University of Chicago

2011–2012

The Thorny Oyster and the Inca Empire: The Spondylus Workshop at the Inca Site of Cabeza de Vaca, Tumbes

Carolina María Vílchez Carrasco, Ministerio de Cultura, Programa Qhapaq Ñan

2010–2011

Leaving No Stone Unturned: Emergency Recording of Chontales-Style Sculpture at the Nawawasito Site in Central Nicaragua

Alexander Geurds, Leiden University / University of Colorado at Boulder

The Investigation and Protection of Cave Sites in the Periphery of Pacbitun, Belize

Terry Powis

2009–2010

Exploration of an Early Archaeological Site Threatened with Destruction in Oaxaca, Mexico

Stephen Whittington, Wake Forest University

2008–2009

Saving the Palace of Atahualpa: The Late Imperial Inca Site of Caranqui, Imbabura Province, Ecuador

Tamara Bray, Wayne State University, and José Echeverría, FONSALCI, Ibarra, Ecuador

Rescuing the Site of Cerro Narrío, Ecuador

J. Scott Raymond, University of Calgary, and Florencio Delgado, Universidad de San Francisco, Quito

2007–2008

La Joya Pyramid, Central Veracruz, Mexico: Classic Period Earthen Architecture

Annick Daneels, Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

2006–2007

Rescue Excavations at the Tumilaca La Chimba Cemetery: Late Tiwanaku Bioarchaeology and Iconography

Patrick Ryan Williams, The Field Museum, Chicago, Michael E. Moseley, University of Florida, Maria C. Lozada, University of Chicago, and Nicola Sharratt, University of Illinois at Chicago

2005–2006

Paracas Necropolis: Salvaging Contextual Relationships

Ann H. Peters, Visiting Scholar, Latin American Studies Program, Cornell University

2004–2005

Salvage, Conservation, and Consolidation at the Classic Maya Site of Tecolote, Guatemala

Sierra del Lacandón Regional Archaeology Project: Charles Golden (Director); Rene Muñoz, Andrew Scherer, Luis Romero (Co-Directors); Kimberly Machovec-Smith, Margaret Kipling, Leslie Rainer, and Arlen Heginbotham (Conservators)

2003–2004

Emergency Archaeology at Gran Pajatén

Warren Church

Uncovering Cancuen’s Royal Palace: The Political Role of Classic Maya Art

Arthur Demarest

2002–2003

The San Bartolo Mural Rescue Project

William Saturno

Excavation of the Platform of Women Weavers

Carol Mackey

2001–2002

Cueva de los Vampiros: Emergency Excavation of a Deep Rock Shelter on the Central Pacific Coast of Panama

Richard Cooke

2000–2001

Emergency Excavations at Conchapata: Huari Temple Architecture and Iconography in Ayacucho, Peru

Anita Cook, Catholic University of America, and W. H. Isbell, State University of New York, Binghamton

1998–1999

Socioeconomic Organization in the Late Prehispanic Lambayeque Sphere, Northern North Coast of Peru: Excavations on the Pampa de Burros

Hartmut Tschauner, Harvard University, with Lucía Balbuena Cotlear, Víctor Curay Rufasto, Natalia Guzmán Requena, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

1997–1998

The López Viejo Project, Ecuador

Elizabeth J. Currie, University of York

Document Actions