is a long term research program designed to address
the factors that led to development of ancient Maya
culture in this region and its eventual collapse. The
project focuses on the major Maya cities of Labna and
Kiuic and the region that surrounds them. Millsaps is
presently carrying out excavation of a large Maya Palace
complex that contains a sequence of occupation extending
some 1500 years.
College carries on its archaeological research at Kiuic
each summer taking a number of students into the field.
They are accompanied by Dr.
George J. Bey III, co-director of the project. Typically,
these students have either completed one of the Colleges
archaeological field schools and/or the Living in Yucatán
For more information relating to this program, please
contact George Bey.