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

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.

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

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.

2012-04-16 21:47:09

University of Cincinnati researchers are strongly represented at the upcoming Society for American Archaeology meeting.

2012-01-13 12:00:00

It’s a great experience to hear someone like Dr Van Stone give clear cut, rational presentations amidst the ancient pyramids in the Heartland of the Maya.

2011-12-28 17:00:00

CNN’s recent acknowledgement of the “World of the Maya” as one of the top nine travel destinations for 2012 is one more indication that Belize’s year of the Maya 2012 celebrations are

2011-04-14 15:13:32

Archaeologists have made the first three-dimensional topographical map of ancient monumental buildings long buried under centuries of jungle at the Maya site "Head of Stone" in Guatemala.

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.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.