News tagged with mayan culture

Rings reveal extensive yearly climate record

A new study of the oldest trees in Mexico provides the first ever detailed, year-by-year look at the climate of Mesoamerica over a thousand-year span. The data, gathered from the annual growth rings in trees, ...

Apr 18, 2011
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Ancient Texts Present Mayans As Literary Geniuses

(PhysOrg.com) -- Literary critics, cultural scholars and aficionados of the Mayans, the only fully literate people of the pre-Columbian Americas, have lined up to call the first fully illustrated survey of ...

Mar 05, 2010
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