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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.

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2011-03-28 09:45:31

UC researchers are strongly represented among the hundreds of presentations at the upcoming Society for American Archaeology meeting.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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