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Study reveals trade patterns for crucial substance played key role in Maya collapse

Study reveals trade patterns for crucial substance played key role in Maya collapse | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
Shifts in exchange patterns provide a new perspective on the fall of inland Maya centers in Mesoamerica approximately 1,000 years ago.

 

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Inscriptions found on walls of a Maya dwelling reflect calendar reaching well beyond 2012

Inscriptions found on walls of a Maya dwelling reflect calendar reaching well beyond 2012 | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it

"For the first time we get to see what may be actual records kept by a scribe, whose job was to be official record keeper of a Maya community," Saturno said. "It's like an episode of TV's 'Big Bang Theory,' a geek math problem and they're painting it on the wall. They seem to be using it like a blackboard." The project scientists say that despite popular belief, there is no sign that the Maya calendar -- or the world -- was to end in the year 2012, just one of its calendar cycles. "


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