NICH holds all-day Archaeology Fair

NICH holds all-day Archaeology Fair

Today, in celebration of International Archaeology Day, the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) held an archaeology fair in the Cayo District. The event took place at the Xunantunich Archaeological Reserve where several archaeological finds and informative booths were on display to the public. The event also featured a live-action Pok Ta Pok game by the Sak Xikin (Shi-kin) team and presentations on basic Maya writing, artefact management, and bioarchaeology. Director of the Institute of Archaeology Melissa Badillo spoke to Cayo Correspondent, Eliu Yacab about the importance of highlighting the nation’s history.

Archaeologist at NICH, Rumari Ku also discussed the importance of passing on the knowledge of the past to the leaders of the future.

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