The Proyecto Paisaje Piedras Negras-Yaxchilan is exploring the ancient cultural and natural landscapes of the of the Classic Maya kingdoms (AD 250-900) of Piedras Negras and Yaxchilan. Current fieldwork aims to deepen our knowledge of Maya political history through the comparative study of competing polities in the western Maya lowlands, focusing especially on warfare, economy, and environmental history.

Andrew SchererCo-Director, with Charles Golden and Griselda Pérez Robles