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Latest Mesoamerican chronology Stories

Stunning Wall Structure Unearthed In Maya City Of Holmul
2013-08-08 09:56:01

A team of archaeologists on Wednesday reported the discovery of an enormous structure unearthed in Guatemala beneath an ancient Maya pyramid. The stucco wall structure, called a frieze, is nearly 30 feet long and more than 6 feet tall.

Mexican Rainforest Reveals Long-Hidden Maya City
2013-06-21 10:26:15

Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of what could be a lost ancient Maya city in the rainforests of Mexico.

Digging Deep For Clues On The Origins Of The Maya Civilization
2013-04-26 05:57:15

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.

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.

2012-06-11 23:00:15

Modern technology brings to life piece of cold stone and makes it speak Mayan date as recorded by Maya civilization during classic period (approx.

2011-03-29 13:46:05

The research, an ongoing project involving a multidisciplinary team of University of Cincinnati researchers, will be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

2011-02-04 00:59:34

A new, detailed record of rainfall fluctuations in ancient Mexico that spans more than twelve centuries promises to improve our understanding of the role drought played in the rise and fall of pre-Hispanic civilizations.

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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.

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2008-02-25 14:55:00

An intrepid archaeologist is well on her way to dislodging the prevailing assumptions of scholars about the people who built and used Maya temples.

2006-01-05 14:20:00

Archeologists excavating a pyramid complex in the Guatemalan jungle have uncovered the earliest example of Mayan writing ever found, 10 bold hieroglyphs painted on plaster and stone.


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