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  • Chichen ItzaTemple of Kukulkan
  • David Stuart explains inscriptionsOn site with Maya Field Workshop participants
  • Yucatan CenoteOne of the approximately 30,000 sinkhole wells throughout Yucatan
  • At the Coba BallcourtDavid translates the glyphs at Coba
  • Ek' Balam - AcropolisGuarding the tomb of Ukit Kan Le'k Tok', Divine Lord of Talol, as the kingdom was known in ancient times.
  • David reads a stele at Copan
  • Ek' Balam Hieroglyphic Serpent (East)"...Tuun u k'aba' yehb, The ... Stone is the name of his stairway."
  • David refers to participant workbooksMaya Field Workshop participants have workbooks for analysis while on site.
  • Ek' Balam Sculpture Guarding the Tomb at the Acropolis

Yucatan 2013 - Itinerary

Maya Field Workshops 2013 – Yucatan Itinerary

Daily Schedule

Saturday, December 7 2013
Arrivals and airport pick-ups
7 PM: Welcome Dinner at Hacienda Chichen Itza

Sunday, December 8
AM: Visit to ritual cave of Balankanche (near Chichen Itza)
PM: Introductory lecture on the Maya, Yucatan and Cobá

Monday, December 9
AM: Visit to Coba ruins (Coba and Nohoch Mul groups)
PM: Workshop on Maya Hieroglyphic Writing

Tuesday, December 10
AM: Field Workshop at Coba ruins (Macanxoc, Ball court B, Pinturas)
PM: Lecture on archaeology of Ek Balam

Wednesday, December 11
AM: Visit to Ek Balam and its Palace
PM: Lunch in Valladolid at Cenote Zaci; Workshop on Maya Hieroglyphs (Focus on Chichen Itza texts)

Thursday, December 12
AM: Visit to Chichen Itza ruins (Monjas, Akab Tzib)
PM: Iconography workshop

Friday, December 13
AM: Chichen Itza, site center
(Castillo, Ballcourt, Cenote)
PM: Workshop on Chichen Art and Inscriptions

Saturday, December 14
AM: Visit to Izamal
PM: Farewell Dinner at Hacienda Chichen Itza

Sunday, December 15
Departures