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Mayan Calendar Does Not Predict December Doomsday
2012-10-01 05:14:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The apocalypse is not going to happen in December, according to a group of experts who are spearheading efforts to educate people about prophecies made by the ancient Mayan civilization. According to the Daily Mail, a team of archaeologists, anthropologists, and other experts met on Friday in the city of Merida, Mexico, to discuss the Maya Long Count Calendar and recent fears that the Mesoamerican civilization predicted that the...

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2011-06-24 13:15:00

Researchers said Thursday that a tiny remote-controlled camera lowered into an early Mayan tomb in southern Mexico has helped reveal an intact funeral chamber with offerings and red-painted wall murals. The tomb was discovered in 1999 inside a pyramid among the ruins of the Mayan city of Palenque in the hills of the southern Mexican state of Chipas. The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) said in a release on Thursday that archaeologists had not been able...

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2010-05-18 11:07:09

On Monday, archaeologists in southern Mexico announced they have found a 2,700-year-old tomb of a dignitary inside a pyramid that may be the oldest type of burial documented in Mesoamerica. The tomb held a man believed to be aged at about 50 who was buried with jade collars, pyrite and obsidian artifacts and ceramic vessels.  Archaeologists Emiliano Gallaga said the tomb dates between 500 and 700 B.C. Gallaga told the Associated Press (AP) that based on the layers in which it was found...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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