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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

2011-07-19 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MAYA Advertising and Communications (MAYA) is bringing a little bit of Hollywood to Pepco's new energy conservation television campaign with an innovative animation approach this summer.

2010-08-30 11:46:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- MAYA Design, a leading technology design and innovation lab, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Kiliany as director of development, Interstacks and engineering fellow.

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2010-07-17 09:35:00

A team of archaeologists led by Stephen Houston has discovered a royal tomb in Guatemala, filled with materials that have been preserved for approximately 1,600 years.

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2010-04-14 13:10:22

They were illiterate farmers, builders and servants, but Maya commoners found a way to record their own history – by burying it within their homes.

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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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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.

2008-08-26 09:00:55

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lucasfilm Ltd. and Lucasfilm Animation are using Autodesk, Inc.'s Autodesk Maya software to create the upcoming television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, just as they did to create the feature-length animated film that is now in theaters.

2008-07-03 03:00:20

By Tom Strini, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 3--Bharatnatyam, the classical dance of India, grows from roots in 2,500 years of Hindu temple dancing. Its branches reach all the way to Fond du Lac, where Maya Kailas has made Bharatnatyam a big part of her life.

2006-05-04 00:50:00

Archeologists outsmarted tomb raiders to unearth a major Maya Indian royal burial site in the Guatemalan jungle, discovering jade jewelry and a jaguar pelt from more than 1,500 years ago.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.