Latest Maya civilization Stories
Police in Belize are investigating a construction company that has essentially destroyed one of the region’s most important historical structures: a 2,300-year-old Mayan structure located at the Nohmul complex in northern Belize.
A new study led by the University of Arizona suggests the origins of the Mayan civilization are more complex than previously thought, challenging the two prevailing theories.
A team of international scientists have used several metrics to successfully synchronize the modern European calendar with the Long Count Calendar of the Ancient Maya.
New research at the ancient Maya site of Medicinal Trail in northwestern Belize led by Jeffrey Brewer, a doctoral student in the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Geography, has revealed how populations in more remote areas built reservoirs to conserve water and turned to nature to purify their water supply.
The recipe and process for preparing Maya Blue, a highly-resistant pigment used for centuries in Mesoamerica, were lost. Now, a team of chemists from the University of Valencia and the Polythecnic University of Valencia (Spain) have come up with a new hypothesis about how it was prepared.
In collaboration with the National University of Mexico, a team of Spanish researchers has analyzed for the first time remains of cosmetics in the graves of prehispanic civilizations on the American continent.
James O’Kon feels that Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs demonstrate how technology is disrupting education. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 31, 2012
Author James O'Kon spoke to students about what the date December 21, 2012 has to do with the Maya calendar. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 31, 2012
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.