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The Mayan pyramids

Maya pyramidsThis year 21 December 2012, Winter solstice. Orion Over the Mayan pyramids. El Castillo, the central mystery of the pyramid of Chichen Itza in the Yucatan peninsula. It is sometimes called the Palace of Kukulkan, the height of 30 meters in height, and the side of the square base – 55 meters.
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Posted by on December 22, 2012 in civilization, Historical, Mysterious

 

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Second mention Maya about 2012

 MayaMayan civilization about 2012 scientists already tired to explain that the Maya did not predict the end of the world in 2012. Like, the coming apocalypse – only one (not very correct) interpretations of a single stone tablets from Tortuguero, in the Mexican state of Tabasco.

Suddenly, the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Mexico made ​​a statement to the effect that there are other references in relation to our 2012. It is in ruins Komalkalko near Tortuguero. It is a line, cut or stamped on the brick (yes, Komalkalko differs from other Mayan temples that are made of brick.)
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Posted by on November 25, 2012 in civilization, Earth, Historical, Mysterious

 

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Maya civilization destroyed climate change

MayanThe researchers from the UK, Switzerland and the United States published a paper in the journal Science that a thriving civilization Maya ruined problems with the weather.

This hypothesis has been put forward by researchers, but had no evidence. Now scientists have completed the isotopic analysis of stalagmites two millennia old, which revealed a surprisingly strong influence of climatic conditions on the periods of the rise and fall of this ancient civilization.
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Posted by on November 10, 2012 in civilization, Historical, Human, Mysterious

 

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Talking cross maya

The XIX century Europeans conquerors fire and sword walked across America, causing “creature comforts” in Indian village Chan said … cross. Human voice the character of the Christian faith called the last descendants of the ancient Mayans for a holy war against the invaders …

Symbolism of the Cross has been known since ancient Mayan times. In the image reconstruction of the image of the Cross in the church interwoven leaves Palenque.
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Posted by on October 15, 2012 in civilization, Historical, Human, Mysterious, Nature

 

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The ancient Maya valued water

MayanThe ancient Mayan city provided about 60 000 inhabitants with water, a huge dam in the dry periods of the year. Their equipment was very progressive: the water was subjected to the complex process of filtration and sludge. For the first time in 40 years, American scientists were allowed to excavate and examine more detailed monuments and buildings.

In the valley around the city of Tikal in 700 BC population of about five million people. “It’s a lot more of what to feed the current environment – says Vernon Scarborough, professor of anthropology at the University of Cincinnati.
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John Lloyd Stephens, a key figure in the discovery of the Mayan civilization

Mayan, civilizationJohn Lloyd Stephens found in the Old Marble Cemetery. In 1947 a group of fans placed over his grave a plaque decorated with glyphs and with the caption- “In this vault are the remains of sepultos John Lloyd Stephens (1805-1852), traveler and author, a pioneer in the study of Maya civilization of Central America, designer and builder of the Panama Railroad. ” The explorer and archaeologist John Lloyd Stephens came into the world in Shrewsbury, New Jersey on November 28, 1805, and died in New York on October 12, 1852. Studied law and, for eight years, worked in the courts of New York. His hobbies tended to antiques, the search for ancient peoples of all time. For their study a model of Mayan ruins, usually included among the founders of Mesoamerican archeology. However, John Lloyd Stephens was a much more effective and scientific than held in Copan, around 1835, by a contemporary of his, the Irishman John Gallagher.
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Posted by on May 21, 2012 in civilization

 

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Maya Underworld

ancient ,civilizationsWorld Mysteries antique civilizations of South America and particularly Mayan civilization excite the minds of hundreds of scientists, meanwhile, remain unsolved to this day. Every new discovery makes the ancient Maya more “mystical” people. The recently opened Mexican peninsula of Yucatan, one of its scientists secrets – an incredible complex of underground facilities.
Have been found dozens of temples, the maze of water-filled caves and stone road, which ends the column on the shore of an underground lake. Maybe this is the same portal to the underworld?
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Posted by on May 2, 2012 in civilization

 

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Maya- a solar storm and the end of the world

 the worldCivilization of Maya were great scholars in the field of celestial phenomena, the sun, moon and other celestial bodies are seen through the eyes. But what tools they used? How are they formulated their theories? They certainly did not have sophisticated technical tools that we use today to study the Sun and planets. It remains only that they relied on the cyclical nature of celestial phenomena.

In the famous Mayan calendar was probably not quite right before the end of the world and future events and the expected date of the end of the world changed many times, as the event approached.
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Posted by on April 24, 2012 in civilization

 

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Discovered center of Maya civilization

MayaArchaeologists have discovered a huge sculpted head in Guatemala. This finding indicates that at present little known place in the jungle-covered region of Peten, perhaps once been a significant city.

Stucco sculpture of more than three meters wide and four meters in height over the centuries had been buried under the rubble Chilonche, near the border with Belize.

The recent discovery, which dates from the early classical period – from 300 to 600 AD, also means that the found a city much older than previously thought. Maya often built new buildings using old, as the foundation.
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Posted by on January 28, 2010 in civilization

 

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