Cahal Pech – Text

  • Meaning: Place of Ticks
  • First excavated: 1950
  • 1,500 years of habitation
  • 34 buildings
  • 10 square miles
  • One of the earliest Maya settlements in Belize
  • Most likely sett led by Maya from Guatemala
  • Date of discovery unknown
  • Source: Archaeological Institute of America.

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