- BURIED TREASURE. // Science Teacher;Nov2000, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p12
Reports on the discovery made by archaeologists from the United States and Guatemala regarding the extensiveness of the residences of ancient Maya kings in the site of Cancuen. History of archaeological expeditions on the site; Description of the ancient palace.
- Magical History Tour. // Travel Agent;8/23/2004 Cancun, p6
The article focuses on archaeological and cultural sites in Cancun, Mexico. Within and around this multifaceted resort city of the Yucatan can be found the cultural riches of modem Mexico intertwined with a legacy of architectural and cultural achievement left behind by the Mayas. Operated by...
- HISTORY. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Belize;May2007, p2
The article presents information on the history of Belize. Between 1500 BC and AD 300, the Mayan civilization spread into the area of Belize. Several major archaeological sites reflect the advanced civilization and much denser population of that period. Shipwrecked English seamen was the first...
- Astronomical Alignments in Rï¿½o Bec Architecture. �prajc, Ivan // Archaeoastronomy;2004, Vol. 18, p98
Systematic archaeoastronomical research carried out in a number of archaeological sites in central Mexico has revealed that civic and ceremonial buildings were mostly oriented to the Sun's positions on the horizon, allowing the use of observational calendars composed of intervals that tend to be...
- Ritual Procession and the Creation of Civitas Among the Ancient Maya: A Case Study from Naachtun, Guatemala. Mortont, Shawn G. // Canadian Journal of Archaeology;2012, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p141
Ritual. As in many early civilizations, for the Ancient Maya ritual served as one of the principle mediators between religion and politics, between the State and its people. In this paper I explore these relationships through a discussion of ritual procession and its role in the creation of what...
- El caso del mulato Juan Thomas y la Conquista de El PetÃ©n (1695-1704). Arias Ortiz, Teri Erandeni // Indiana (03418642);Jan2013, Issue 30, p173
In 1697 Noj Peten Island, the capital of the Itza, was conquered by the Spaniards, thus completing the conquest of the Peten and marking the end of the last great independent Maya group. This conquest had been achieved by one of the biggest undertakings in the early colonial Yucatan Peninsula:...
- Discovering James Fort. Neely, Paula // dig;Oct2005, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p6
Provides information on the James Fort archaeological site in Virginia.
- A 'BUTCHER SHOP'! Baker, Charles // dig;Apr2007, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p4
The article presents information on an archaeological research which suggests that the archaeological site in Caours, France where animal bones were discovered was a butcher shop some 125,000 years ago.
- MYSTERIES OF CAHOKIA. Kuhl, Jackson // dig;Apr2007, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p28
The article presents archaeological facts about Cahokia, an urban center situated at the confluence of the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois rivers that rose to prominence around A.D. 1100. INSET: MYSTERY AT MONKS MOUND.