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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Analysis Sheets

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PSB-Op 511-Ceramic Analyses, Sylvia Smith

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PVC Op 003 Ceramic Analyses, Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 004 Ceramic Analyses, Marne Ausec, Patricia Urban, and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 005 Ceramic Analyses, Marne Ausec, Patricia Urban, and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 006 Ceramic Analyses, Marne Ausec, Patricia Urban, and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 007 Ceramic Analyses, Marne Ausec, Patricia Urban, and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 008 Ceramic Analyses, M Ausec, Patricia Urban, and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 013 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 014 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 014 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 015 Ceramic Analyses, Marne Ausec, Patricia Urban, and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 016 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 018 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 018 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 019 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 020 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 022 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 023 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 024 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 026 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 027 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 028 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 029 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 029 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 031 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 035 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 036 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban, Edward Schortman, and Marne Ausec

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PVC Op 037 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 039 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 040 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 041 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 045 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 047 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 050 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Mark Schortman

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PVC Op 051 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 052 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 053 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Mark Schortman

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PVC Op 054 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 114 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 120 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban, Edward Schortman, and Marcela Esqueda

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PVC Op 124 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 135 Ceramic Analyses, Marne Ausec

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PVC Op 136 Ceramic Analyses, Marne Ausec

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PVC Op137AF/013 Osteological Analyses, Frances Black

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PVC Op 137 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 137 Santo Domingo Cave Burial 1, Frances Black

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PVC Op 143 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 150 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 161 Ceramic Analyses, Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 162 Ceramic Analyses, Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 165 Ceramic Analyses, Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 174 Ceramic Analyses, Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 177 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 178 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 187 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 193 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban

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PVC Op 194 Ceramic Analyses, Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 195 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban

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PVC Op 196 Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Op 25 and 26 Osteological Analyses, Carrie Berryman

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PVC Op 41B/031 Osteological Analyses, Frances Black

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PVC Op 53 and 54 Ceramic Analyses Test Pits, Patricia Urban and Edward Schortman

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PVC Osteological Analyses, Anna Novotny and Carrie Berryman

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PVN 137AF/005 Osteological Analyses, Frances Black

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PVN 168 Osteological Analyses, Susan Moorehead

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PVN 202AX/013 Osteological Analyses, Frances Black

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PVN 202BD/017 Osteological Analyses, Frances Black

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PVN 202BN/024 Osteological Analyses, Frances Black

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PVN 202CC/018 Osteological Analyses, Frances Black

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PVN Ceramic Analyses, Op 11A-H, Patricia Urban, Marne Ausec, and Edward Schortman

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PVN Ceramic Analyses, Op 12, Patricia Urban, Marne Ausec, and Edward Schortman

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PVN Ceramic Analyses Op 14, Patricia Urban, Marne Ausec, and Edward Schortman

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PVN Ceramic Analyses Op 15, Patricia Urban, Marne Ausec, and Edward Schortman

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PVN Ceramic Analyses Op 16, Patricia Urban, Marne Ausec, and Edward Schortman

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PVN Ceramic Analyses Op 18, Patricia Urban, Marne Ausec, and Edward Schortman

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PVN Ceramic Analyses Op 19, Patricia Urban, Marne Ausec, and Edward Schortman

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PVN Ceramic Analyses Op 20, Marne Ausec, Edward Schortman, and Patricia Urban

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PVN, Ceramic Analyses, Op 9B, 10A, L, U, V, Patricia Urban

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PVN Ceramic Analyses Sheets Op 21, Patricia Urban

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PVN-CER-AN-410-B-001, Matthew Turek and Patricia Urban

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PVN-CER-AN-410-B-003, Matthew Turek and Patricia Urban

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PVN-CER-AN-410-B-014, Matthew Turek and Patricia Urban

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PVN-CER-AN-410-B-023, Matthew Turek and Marne Ausec

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PVN-CER-AN-410-B-026, Marne Ausec and Matthew Turek

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PVN-CER-AN-410-B-027, Patricia Urban and Matthew Turek

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PVN-CER-AN-410-C-004, Matthew Turek and Patricia Urban

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PVN-CER-AN-410-C-009, Matthew Turek and Marne Ausec

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PVN-CER-AN-410-C-019, Marne Ausec and Matthew Turek

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PVN-CER-AN-410-C-020, Marne Ausec and Matthew Turek

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PVN-CER-AN-410-C-026, Marne Ausec and Matthew Turek

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PVN-CER-AN-410-C-027, Patricia Urban and Matthew Turek

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PVN-CER-AN-410-C-031, Marne Ausec and Matthew Turek

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PVN-CER-AN-410-C-038, Marne Ausec and Matthew Turek

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PVN-CER-AN-410-D-010, Matthew Turek and Patricia Urban

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PVN-CER-AN-410-D-015, Patricia Urban and Matthew Turek

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PVN-CER-AN-410-D-027, Marne Ausec and Matthew Turek

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PVN-CER-AN-410-E-001, Marne Ausec and Matthew Turek

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PVN-CER-AN-410-E-002, Marne Ausec and Matthew Turek

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PVN-CER-AN-410-E-003, Marne Ausec and Matthew Turek

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PVN-CER-AN-410-E-005, Marne Ausec and Matthew Turek