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Deep in the lowland jungles of Guatemala, a group of archeologists have uncovered what appears to be a workspace for an ancient Mayan scribe, complete with calculations on the Mayan calendar, reports the National Geographic Society.
Five years ago, archaeologists began working with NASA scientists to better understand the mysterious end of the ancient Mayan civilization that thrived for over 1,000 years in Central America and southern Mexico.
NASA and university scientists are using space- and aircraft-based "remote-sensing" technology to uncover ancient Mayan ruins.
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.
Buried in a tunnel deep in Guatemala's northern jungle, archeologists have uncovered the final and most elaborate wall of a 2,000-year-old Mayan mural, likened to the Vatican's Sistine Chapel by its finder.
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