Central America

Projects in Central America

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Conservation of the 18th-Century Altarpiece of the Virgin of the Rosary at Comayagua Cathedral

This project involves the conservation of the elaborately carved and gilt Altarpiece of the Virgin of the Rosary, including its several oil and embossed paintings on wood and…

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Conservation of the Ancient City of Cihuatan, Phase 2

This project builds upon work completed under a previous Ambassadors Fund grant and involves the conservation of two ball courts and three building platforms.

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Conservation of the Palace and Other Classic Period (400-900 AD) Features at the Ancient Maya Site of Palenque

This project, which includes the conservation of murals, stucco reliefs, and stone sculptures, directly supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to engage and strengthen marginaliz…

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Documentation of Ancient Ceremonial Sites of the Pre-Columbian Ulwa Culture in the Municipality of Muelle de los Bueyes

This project, which includes the compilation of site and collections inventories, directly supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to engage with the Autonomous Region of South Ca…

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Preservation of the Ancient (700-1530 AD) Stone Spheres of the Diquís

This project, which includes the documentation of four sphere sites in the Diquis delta, directly supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to contribute towards economic developmen…

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Post-Earthquake Conservation of the 16th-Century Convent of Saint Martin de Tours in Huaquechula

This project supports the Embassy's efforts to assist with post-earthquake recovery, strengthen people-to-people ties, increase support for U.S. policies, and project a positi…

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Conservation of Classic Period (600-700 AD) Maya Cave Paintings in Naj Tunich Archaeological Park in Petén

This project, which includes a site survey and risk management planning, directly supports the Embassy's efforts to expand economic opportunity and build strong institutional …

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Conservation of the National University of Trujillo's Collections of Pre-Hispanic and Colonial Objects

This project involves the conservation of objects damaged during the El Nino floods of 2017.

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Conservation of the Mid-17th-Century Altarpiece of the Holy Sacrament at Comayagua Cathedral

This project involves the conservation of the elaborately carved and gilt altarpiece in Comayagua Cathedral’s Chapel of the Holy Sacrament.

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