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Honduran Culture History and Archaeology

Culture history, archaeological sites, and other information related to the past of the modern country of Honduras.
  1. Aztec, Maya, Olmec

Puerto Escondido (Honduras) - Early Cacao Use in Central America
Puerto Escondido is a multicomponent archaeological site located on the Ulúa River near the Caribbean coast of northwestern Honduras.

The Ancient City of Copán
Copán, called Xukpi by its residents, rises out of the mist of western Honduras, in a pocket of alluvial soil amid rugged topography.

Portals to the World: Honduras
Another great page compiled by the United States Library of Congress on cultural and political information, this one on Honduras.

Middle American Research Institute
At Tulane University, conducts, supports, and publishes research in the anthropology, and especially the archaeology of Mexico and Central America, including Honduras.

Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, Inc.
The Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, Inc., (FAMSI) supports archaeological and epigraphic work in Honduras and throughout Mesoamerica. Home of several wonderful resources including the photographic collection called Justin Kerr's Maya Vase Database.

The White City (Honduras)
An ancient Maya site which may--or may not--exist in Honduras; a news brief from Archaeology magazine.

Copán (Honduras)
The archaeological site of Copán is located in western Honduras, and represents a major Classic period Maya temple and regional center.

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