Exploring the Past in Panama

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Summary

This article for National Geographic describes the National Geographic Society-Smithsonian Institution Archeological Expedition to Western Panama. It includes descriptions of archeological finds and the daily activities of the archaeologists and of the local population.

Author

Stirling, Matthew Williams 1896-1975

Photographer

Stewart, Richard H

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

National Geographic Vol. 95, No. 13 (Contained within)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1949

Topic

  • Archaeology
  • Rain forest ecology
  • Indians of Central America

Place

  • Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
  • Panama

Physical description

pp. 373-399

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