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2009-03-14 14:15:00

Archaeologists have unearthed stucco panels carved with images of cosmic gods, monsters and serpents in the northern jungles of Guatemala.

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2009-03-12 11:31:49

Archeologists in Guatemala's northern jungle have uncovered carved stucco panels from the Mayan civilization that depict cosmic monsters, gods and serpents that are the oldest known depictions of a famous Mayan creation myth.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.