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Image 1 - Ancient Mayan Road Buried By Volcanic Ash 1,400 Years Ago
2011-10-06 10:07:46

A University of Colorado Boulder-led team excavating a Maya village in El Salvador buried by a volcanic eruption 1,400 years ago has unexpectedly hit an ancient white road that appears to lead to and from the town, which was frozen in time by a blanket of ash.

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2011-03-28 09:45:31

UC researchers are strongly represented among the hundreds of presentations at the upcoming Society for American Archaeology meeting.

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2009-06-16 12:20:00

A University of Colorado at Boulder team has uncovered an ancient and previously unknown Maya agricultural system.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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