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

A new Mayan temple is starting to appear as archaeologists unearth an area that once housed a culture rich with art, architecture and mathematics.

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

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.

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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.

2008-09-23 15:00:12

By Karen Lee Ziner The professor is one of 25 people nationwide receiving a $500,000, no-strings-attached fellowship.

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2006-09-14 16:10:00

It's more than idle doodling and the meaning is unclear. But there's one thing researchers are sure of: The insect, ear of corn, inverted fish and other symbols inscribed on an ancient stone slab is the earliest known writing in the Western Hemisphere.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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