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2014-09-16 23:00:29

Belize’s Actun Tunichil Muknal cave has topped a “Sacred Places of a Lifetime” list compiled by National Geographic, bolstering Belize’s reputation as one of the world’s best cultural tourism destinations, according to the Lodge at Chaa Creek. San Ignacio, Belize (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 National Geographic has placed Belize’s Actun Tunichil Muknal cave at the top of a new list of "Sacred Places of a Lifetime,” bolstering the little country’s reputation as one of...

2014-08-04 23:01:43

History Trivia Game Challenges Players’ Knowledge of Maya Culture and Archaeology Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Dig-It! Games, an independent developer of educational, interactive games founded by former archeologist and middle school teacher, introduces Maya Quiz, a new app for the iPad that offers 100 percent historically accurate information about Maya archaeology, history, and culture. Maya Quiz complements the top ranked Mayan Mysteries (Best New Apps and Games Kids 9-11)...

2014-07-11 23:03:11

Climb Tallest Pyramid in the Yucatan, Enjoy Meal Prepared by Mayan Women,Take On-Site Ecological Tour and More with Mayan Heritage Experience Package Riviera Maya, Mexico (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Experience Mayan heritage and enjoy the spirit of Mexico with the Mayan Heritage Experience Package at the luxury all-inclusive AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya. Highlights of the package include a guided on-site ecological family tour where guests learn about local flora and fauna, as well...

New Discovery Shows Ancient Mayans Dismembered Their Enemies
2013-09-10 13:25:05

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The latest finding about the ancient Maya shows that you wouldn't have wanted to be on the bad side of the ancient culture. Scientists from the Department of Anthropology of the Americas at the University of Bonn discovered a mass grave in an artificial cave in the historical Maya city of Uxul containing 24 individuals who were decapitated and dismembered. The bones discovered are about 1,400 years old, and the scientists assume that...

2013-08-29 23:01:03

Crow Canyon Offers Trips to Italy, Croatia, Peru, and Belize/Guatemala with Top Scholars Cortez, Colo. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center announced today that it will offer four new itineraries for its international educational tours in 2014. For travelers with a passion for learning about diverse cultures, history, and archaeology, Crow Canyon will lead trips to Italy, Croatia, Peru, and Belize/Guatemala. “Our new itineraries will include visits to some of...

Stunning Wall Structure Unearthed In Maya City Of Holmul
2013-08-08 09:56:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of archaeologists on Wednesday reported the discovery of an enormous structure unearthed in Guatemala beneath an ancient Maya pyramid. The stucco wall structure, called a frieze, is nearly 30 feet long and more than 6 feet tall and depicts human figures in a mythological setting, suggesting they may be sacred, idolized rulers. The frieze was discovered in July in the buried foundations of the Maya pyramid in the ancient...

2013-07-15 23:18:09

A collection of little sayings about enormous things. Bethany, CT (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Rich Okun uses illustrations of his puppy and inspirational sayings to encourage spiritual discussion within families. “The Sun, The Moon, The Stars, and Maya is intended to help parents talk about moral issues with their children," says Okun. “It is a collection of little sayings about enormous things.” Maya made it possible for Rich to view his life through a happier lens. He believes...

2013-07-03 23:20:33

Infinite Skills Inc. releases "Learning Autodesk Maya 2014 Tutorial," a 10 hour training course designed to provide new Maya users with a solid understanding of Maya's capabilities and tools for creating 3D models. (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Software training firm Infinite Skills Inc. this week introduced its "Learning Autodesk Maya 2014 Tutorial," an introductory course designed to provide new Maya users with a basic understanding of Maya's capabilities and tools...

2013-07-02 23:26:38

Throughout Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, an area filled with ancient Mayan temples, ruins, and ethnic traditions, this past week’s summer solstice of 2013 took on a different significance with the simultaneous occurrence of the "Super Moon." At Hotel Xixim (http://www.hotelxixim.com), a Mayan style retreat resort located on the white sand beaches of the Celestun Biosphere Reserve, guests and employees alike arose before dawn to view the celestial show. Celestun, Yucatan (PRWEB)...

2013-06-27 23:16:30

Dr. Christopher Powell Leads Archaeology Trip to Iconic and Seldom-Seen Sites Cortez, Colo. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Maya civilization began as early as 1500 B.C. and reached its pinnacle during the seventh and eighth centuries A.D. Throughout the jungles of Belize and Guatemala, the story of the Maya is told in the ruins of grand cities and mysterious glyphs etched into stone. This year, the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is offering a new educational tour for archaeology...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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