History of Research

The Four Valleys Archive consists of all paper, photographic, and digital records resulting from archaeological investigations conducted from 1983-2013 across 180km2 (ca. 70 miles2) within four distinct drainages in northwestern and western Honduras. These basins include: the Naco valley along the Chamelecon river; the lower Cacaulapa drainage, a tributary of the Chamelecon situated 9km southwest of the Naco Valley; the middle Ulua river basin ca. 40km south of the Naco valley; and, the El Paraíso valley lying 93 km to the southwest of Naco and 27 km northeast of the lowland Maya center of Copan. The materials recorded in the course of this work span three millennia (1200BC-AD1532). The archive contains data pertaining to the configurations, sizes, and locations of 941 sites recorded on survey along with the results of excavations at 180 settlements and the analysis of over one million artifacts.

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Catalog Sheets

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PVN-CAT-411-D-023-001-MANO, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-411-D-024-002-CNMDL, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-411-D-024-015-CNMDL, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-411-D-025-001-SCNL, Marne Ausec

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PVN-CAT-411-D-026-001-SCNL, Benjamin Carter

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PVN-CAT-411-D-029-001-SCNL, Marne Ausec

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PVN-CAT-411-D-029-002-SCNL, Marne Ausec

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PVN-CAT-411-D-031-001-FWO, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-411-D-031-001-LCSH, Marne Ausec

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PVN-CAT-411-D-031-003-FWO, Marne Ausec

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PVN-CAT-411-D-034-003-SCNL, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-411-D-035-001-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-411-D-035-001-MANO, Benjamin Carter

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PVN-CAT-411-D-037-001-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-411-D-041-001-MTE, Benjamin Carter

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PVN-CAT-411-D-042-001-SCNL, Julie Solmeto

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PVN-CAT-411-D-047-001-SCNL, Marne Ausec

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PVN-CAT-411-D-056-002-CAND, Benjamin Carter

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PVN-CAT-411-E-055-002-MTE, Benjamin Carter

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PVN-CAT-411-O-002-001-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-B-004-001-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-B-011-001-GSMTE, Lavinia True

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PVN-CAT-418-B-012-001-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-B-016-001-SCNL, Stephen Yates

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PVN-CAT-418-B-016-002-SCNL, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-B-025-001-FWO, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-B-026-001-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-B-034-001-CNLP, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-B-034-002-CNCMP, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-B-038-001-SCNL, Marne Ausec

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PVN-CAT-418-B-043-000-LCSH, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-B-047-000-LCSH, Stephen Yates

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PVN-CAT-418-B-049-001-LCSH, Marne Ausec

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PVN-CAT-418-B-054-001-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-B-068-000-FWO, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-B-068-001-FWO, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-B-068-001-SCNL, Marne Ausec

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PVN-CAT-418-B-068-002-FWO, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-B-068-003-FWO, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-B-068-006-FWO, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-B-074-001-SCNL, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-B-099-001-DNUTS, Lavinia True

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PVN-CAT-418-C-002-002-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-C-005-001&2-CNMDL, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-C-006-001-LCSH, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-006-002-LCSH, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-006-003-LCSH, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-006-004-LCSH, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-006-005-CNMDL, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-C-008-002-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-C-009-002-GSMTE, Lavinia True

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PVN-CAT-418-C-011-001-CNCMP, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-012-002&3-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-C-018-001-CNLP, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-018-002-GSMTE, Lavinia True

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PVN-CAT-418-C-019-001-SCNL, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-019-002-LCSH, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-021-001-CNMDL, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-C-023-001-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-C-030-001-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-C-041-001-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-C-054-001-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-C-057-001-GSMTE, Lavinia True

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PVN-CAT-418-C-057-002-FWO, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-058-001-CNLP, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-058-002-CNLP, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-058-003-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-C-058-004-CNLP, Marne Ausec

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PVN-CAT-418-C-058-005-CNLP, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-058-005-CNLP, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-060-001-FWO, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-C-060-002-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-C-065-001-FWO, Ellen Bell

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PVN-CAT-418-D-009-001-RSTA, Lavinia True

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PVN-CAT-418-D-010-001-FWO, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-E-014-001-CNLP, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CAT-418-E-014-001-CNLP, Patricia Urban

Drawings

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PVN-DRW-410-B C D F H-STRS 1 2 3-eu plan, Matthew Turek

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PVN-DRW-410-B C D-STRS 1 2-eu plan, Matthew Turek

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PVN-DRW-410-B C D-STRS 1 2-plan, Matthew Turek

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PVN-DRW-410-B D-STR1-plan, Matthew Turek

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PVN-DRW-410-B-STR1-section, Matthew Turek

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PVN-DRW-410-C-STR2-plan, Matthew Turek

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PVN-DRW-410-C-STR2-section, Matthew Turek

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PVN-DRW-410-I-STR 3-plan_A, Matthew Turek

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PVN-DRW-410-I-Str. 410-Sub1, Matthew Turek

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PVN-DRW-410-I-Str. 410-Sub1-section, Matthew Turek

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PVN-DRW-410-site map, Str. 410-1, 410-2, 410-Sub1, Edward Schortman

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PVN-DRW-410-Str. 410-Sub1-feature plan, Matthew Turek

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PVN-DRW-410-STRS 1 2-eu plan, Matthew Turek

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PVN-DRW-411-B C E-eu plan 411-1, 411-Sub1, 411-Sub3, Mary Morrison

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PVN-DRW-411-B-feature plan_1 Structures 411-1, 411-Sub1, 411-Sub3, Mary Morrison

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PVN-DRW-411-B-feature plan_2 Structures 411-1, 411-Sub1, 411-Sub3, Mary Morrison

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PVN-DRW-411-B-feature plan_3 Structures 411-1, 411-Sub1, 411-Sub3, Mary Morrison

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PVN-DRW-411-B-plan_1 Structures 411-1, 411-Sub1, 411-Sub3, Mary Morrison

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PVN-DRW-411-B-plan_2 Structures 411-1, 411-Sub1, 411-Sub3, Mary Morrison

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PVN-DRW-411-B-plan_2 Structures 411-1, 411-Sub1, 411-Sub3, Mary Morrison

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PVN-DRW-411-B-Str. 411-1, 411-Sub1, Mary Morrison

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PVN-DRW-411-C-STR 2-eu plan, Michael Kneppler

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PVN-DRW-411-C-STR 411-2-plan_1, Michael Kneppler