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2012-07-31 12:31:13

Cup provided key clue Archaeologists from the Department of Anthropology of the Americas at the University of Bonn have been excavating for the past four years together with the Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and History in the Maya city of Uxul in Campeche, Mexico. The aim of the excavation project under the direction of Prof. Dr. Nikolai Grube and Dr. Kai Delvendahl is to investigate the process of centralization and collapse of hegemonic state structures in the Maya Lowlands...

Mayan Temple Unearthed, Gives Peak At The Past
2012-07-25 07:50:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new Mayan temple is starting to appear as archaeologists unearth an area that once housed a culture rich with art, architecture and mathematics. In 2010, archaeologists working on a hilltop near the ancient city center discovered the 45-foot-tall Diablo Pyramid, featuring a royal palace and tomb up top. The archaeologists believe that the tomb holds the city's first ruler, who lived around A.D. 350 to 400. While uncovering this...

Mayan Mask Reveals Beliefs At El Zotz Site
2012-07-19 06:28:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of archaeologists has uncovered a temple near part of the Maya archaeological site at El Zotz, Guatemala. The structure was likely built after the tomb to honor the leader buried there. The team, led by Brown University´s Stephen Houston, began uncovering the temple, called the Temple of the Night Sun, in 2009. The ornately decorated structure is topped by a temple covered in a series of masks depicting different...

Ancient Mayan Dam Uncovered In Central America
2012-07-18 04:41:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An ancient dam built by the Maya of Central America was discovered during recent excavations, sediment coring and mapping by a team led by the University of Cincinnati at the pre-Columbian city of Tikal. That dam — constructed from cut stone, rubble and earth — stretched more than 260 feet in length, stood about 33 feet high and held about 20 million gallons of water in a man-made reservoir. Research sheds light on how...

2012-07-02 23:00:38

The 10.25 Hour Maya 2013 training video series covers the program's basic tools and interface features and then shows how to plan and build a complete 3D model from a rough sketch to an animated scene. (PRWEB) July 01, 2012 Software training company InfiniteSkills Inc. has announced the availability of a new Maya 2013 Tutorial Video course, which has been designed to help beginners learn to work with the industry-leading 3D modeling and effects software. Because Maya is used across the...

Maya 2012 Monument Thought To Be More Political Than Apocalyptic
2012-06-30 10:32:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archeologists have uncovered stone carvings that suggest the end of the Mayan calendar in 2012 was more about political messaging than making an apocalyptic prediction. The newly discovered 1,300-year-old inscriptions from the ruins called La Corona, "provides only the second known reference to the so-called 'end date' for the Maya calendar on December 21, 2012," a statement from Tulane University said. Scholars said the...

2012-06-23 23:02:58

Efforts include social media, web promotion and blogger outreach Maharashtra, India (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 Web development company Idyllic Software has redirected business as usual on the home page of their website in support of "The Silencing of Maya". Idyllic is using their position on the Internet to appeal to this humanitarian cause, and have changed the design of their web page to show support and relay important information regarding the movement. "The Silencing of Maya" is an...

2012-06-11 23:01:36

Leading Chicago-based Design Firm to Develop International Licensing Program Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 Maya Romanoff, creator of extraordinary surfacing materials, is proud to announce that the company has been selected to be represented by the prestigious design management agency Culture + Commerce. The connections of Culture + Commerce will propel Maya Romanoff℠s artistic products into new creative fields. “We are really delighted to represent Maya Romanoff,“...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.