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Caracol adalah nama yang diberikan kepada situs arkeologi Maya kuno besar, yang sekarang terletak di Distrik Cayo, Belize. Tempat tersebut berjarak sekitar 40 kilometer dari selatan Xunantunich dan kota San Ignacio Cayo, dan 15 kilometer dari Sungai Macal.

Caracol
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Pemandangan dari atas Caracol
Caracol berlokasi di Mesoamerica
Caracol
Lokasi di Mesoamerika
LokasiCayo DistrictBelize
WilayahCayo District
Koordinat16°45′50″N 89°7′3″W / 16.76389°N 89.11750°W / 16.76389; -89.11750Koordinat: 16°45′50″N 89°7′3″W / 16.76389°N 89.11750°W / 16.76389; -89.11750
Sejarah
Didirikan1200 BCE
PeriodePra-klasik sampai Pasca-klasik
BudayaPeradaban Maya

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1987 Investigations at the Classic Maya City of Caracol, Belize: 1985-1987. Pre-Columbian Art Research Institute, San Francisco.
1998a Southeast Sector Settlement, A stucco Statue, and Substantial Survey: the Caracol 1997 Season. http://caracol.org/reports/1997.php, accessed November 20, 2011.
1998b Termini, Test-Pits, and Associated “Greenery:” Report of the 1998 Field Season at Caracol, Belize. http://caracol.org/reports/1998.php, accessed November 20, 2011.
1999 Heart and Soul: A Plaza and Settlement Research at Caracol, Belize: A Report of the 1999 Field Season. http://caracol.org/reports/199.php, accessed October 17, 2011.
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