- 900 BCE
Earliest known human presence at Caracol
- 70 CE
First Mayan ritual structures built at Caracol, including the Temple of the Wooden Lintel and locus B34 burial.
- 150 CE
Another elaborate burial is added to locus B34 at Caracol.
Founding of the Caracol royal dynasty.
Caracol defeats Tikal and assumes leadership of the region. It will flourish through the 8th century.
Caracol defeats the rival city of Naranjo.
This is the last date to be recorded on a stele at Caracol.
Caracol is abandoned; begins to be absorbed by jungle
Rediscovery of Caracol
Archaeologists began preliminary studies at Caracol.