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TitleAn Expedition to Central America
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1950
AuthorsM. Jakeman, Wells
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number2
Pagination112–114, 144–147
Date PublishedFebruary 1950
KeywordsAncient America – Mesoamerica; Archaeology; Mexico; Native Americans – Maya; Native Americans – Olmec

This article describes an archaeological expedition in January and February, 1948, to the Xicalongo Gulf Coast area of a district of western Campeche. The author provides descriptions of the area’s flora and fauna, the hardships of the expedition, and findings of relatively new early “pre-classic” civilizations.