The Corozal District is rich in Mayan Archaeology, but very few of the sites have been excavated.
There are numerous other sites which have not been excavated, and are not really open to the public. Some are just mounds, and many have already been looted.
The excavation work being done at Santa Rita in Corozal Town is resulting in serendipitous offerings far surpassing expectations! Just recently a thousand old crypt was discovered! Channel 7 news rushed to cover the story.
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With a grant provided by the US Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation, Dr. Jaime Awe is overseeing a major excavation and development of the Santa Rita Archaeological site. Already exciting Maya artifacts are being found! Corozal.com will keep you updated on this exciting project. For pictures and more information click .
The Jade Head is such an icon of Belize that it appears on the face of each denomination of paper money, right there with Her Majesty, The Queen! It's in the upper left corner.
A number of school classes as well as people of Corozal had the priviledge of viewing and hearing about the most significant Mayan discovery of Belize. Representatives of NICH were on hand to organize the viewing and give relevant talks to those attending. Corozal's own Darcy Correa, a CCC and CJC graduate talked all day long enlightening those who came. It was a great day for the town.
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