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Maya Research Program - 21st Field Season at Blue Creek Belize

Maya Research Program  - 21st Field Season at Blue Creek Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

21 years ... must be something good going on here.

 

"...The Maya Research Program is a U.S.-based non-profit organization (501C3) that sponsors archaeological and ethnographic research in Middle America. Each summer since 1992, we have sponsored archaeological fieldwork at the ancient Maya site of Blue Creek in northwestern Belize. In 2012 we again offer opportunities to participate in our field program and learn about the Maya of the past and today..."

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Blue Creek, Belize: Rise and Fall of a Maya Center

Blue Creek, Belize: Rise and Fall of a Maya Center | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

An easy to read scholarly article about a Maya site in Northwestern Belize.

 

"...Blue Creek is a medium sized Maya center that was occupied from approximately 600BC until approximately AD 1000. Spatially, the “greater” Blue Creek area covers approximately 150 square kilometers. At first appearance, Blue Creek’ central precinct is unexceptional: surrounding its main plaza are 15 meter tall public buildings…but not large by Maya standards. However, just under the surface of Blue Creek, there are surprises to be found..."

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Jimmy Nguyen's curator insight, January 31, 2014 11:27 PM

great article of Blue Creek, Belize, a city that thrived for about 400 years. this article explains the high class mayans that lived in this city and the factors that made this city successful for so long.