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2010-01-28 12:22:42

An 1,100 year old Mayan tomb, discovered by Mexican archaeologists during maintenance work last December, may shed light on what happened to the Mayan civilization.

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2010-01-26 13:12:58

In Guatemala, archeologists have discovered a Mayan sculpture head that could prove that the little-known site in the Peten region may have once been a city.

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2009-12-29 13:10:00

The first Mayan hieroglyphic script dealing with the life of a high priest is now being studied by experts.

2009-11-18 04:00:00

RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Riviera Maya Destination Marketing Office announced today the launch of a new website and social media platform, Hola Riviera Maya.

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2009-10-31 11:40:00

Scuba divers are investigating the bottom of a volcanic lake in Guatemala to search for clues about a prehistoric island where Mayan pilgrims traveled to revere their gods before it was submerged by water.

2009-10-20 15:07:00

Examine Evidence of the Catastrophic Prophecies and Current Theories That Suggest an Imminent Doomsday Is Not Impossible Timed With Major Hollywood Release of "2012," 2012: Countdown to Armageddon Premieres Sunday, November 8, 2009, at 8 PM ET/PT WASHINGTON, Oct.

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2009-10-07 07:59:30

For 1200 years, the Maya dominated Central America - At their peak around 900 AD, Maya cities teemed with more than 2,000 people per square mile -- comparable to modern Los Angeles County.

2009-09-09 12:24:38

A University of Illinois archaeologist says she will lead a team that will be the first to explore the sacred pools of the southern Mayan lowlands in Belize. Professor Lisa Lucero said she will lead a team of expert divers, a geochemist and an archaeologist in the expedition, funded by the National Geographic Society, to investigate the cultural significance and environmental history and condition of three of the 23 pools of Cara Blanca, in central Belize. The groundwater-filled sinkholes in...

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2009-07-22 17:25:00

“From our research we have learned that the Maya were deliberately conserving forest resources,” says David Lentz, a professor of biological sciences at the University of Cincinnati and executive director of the Cincinnati Center for Field Studies.

2009-06-29 10:41:00

TECHNOLOGY DESIGN AND INNOVATION LAB RANKED 16 OUT OF 25 COMPANIES PITTSBURGH, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- MAYA Design, a leading technology design and innovation lab, is one of America's best companies to work for in small business, according to the Great Place to Work Institute, ranking number 16 out of a total of 25 companies.


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