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Archaeologists Find Tomb Of Mayan Ruler
2012-10-26 14:21:08

Archaeologists have uncovered a tomb complete with jade jewelry and decorations that belong to an early Mayan ruler.

Chichen Itza Had Mayan Observatory
2012-10-07 08:49:48

Archaeologists in Mexico have determined the ancient Mayas observed equinoxes and solstices using the watchtower-like structures built atop the ceremonial ball court at the temples of Chichen Itza.

Tomb Of Mayan Queen Discovered In Guatemala
2012-10-04 08:29:24

A team of archaeologists has discovered the tomb of Mayan queen Lady K'abel, a seventh-century Holy Snake Lord considered one of the most powerful queens of the Classic Maya civilization.

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

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.

2012-09-19 23:00:56

On September 24th James O'Kon, a structural engineer, will reveal his discoveries of lost technologies of the ancient Maya. In the first public announcement of his findings, Mr.

2012-09-18 23:00:42

By celebrating Thanksgiving with a turkey dinner, the Maya of Belize are continuing a tradition that goes back for centuries before the birth of Christ, and this will be reflected on the menu

Deforestation Not a New Problem According To Ancient Maya Studies
2012-08-22 15:36:38

Scientists have long thought drought played a part in the Mayan collapse, but some recent studies add twists to this long held theory.

Evidence Of Earlier Turkey Domestication In Mayan Culture
2012-08-10 07:16:02

Turkeys were domesticated more than 1,000 years earlier than previously believed, says a new study from the University of Florida, published online in PLoS ONE this week.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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