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Olmec Era Feline Monolith in Chalcatzingo, Mexico


“Spectacular” Three-Cat Monolith Unearthed in Mexico Giant carving may have been part of a monumental wall crawling with felines. The “Triad of Felines” carved rock found in Chalcatzingo, Mexico. Photograph from INAH via AP, Ker Than, for National Geographic News, Published August 1, 2011 … Continue reading

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Mayan Glyphs on Pottery in Georgia?


I confess to being a dilettant as far as mayan culture is concerned. I’ve hitchhiked through Chiapas, Yucatan, Guatemala and visited many of the important (and less important) sites.  I’ve read “Reading the Maya Glyphs” and recognize Michael Coe but wouldn’t introduce … Continue reading

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The Maya in North Georgia Goes Viral!


Update:  Comments can be found at the end of the article. Many people, in the search to solve the mysteries of the Central American cultures, put forth hypotheses to answer questions such as these.   It is reasonable to consider … Continue reading

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Demystification of 2012


    I hope this clears things up. http://www.2012doomsdays.com/2012mayancalendar.htm The Mayan Long Count (LC) is based upon the following three numbers: 13, 18 and 20. A Tzolkin is equal: 13X20=260 days. A Tun is equal: 18X20=360 days. The multiplication of … Continue reading

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Jobs: Farm Workers Wanted! Application Link Below


When I was about six, my mother (newly widowed), my brother, and I moved to Arizona seeking a fresh beginning. She was a young woman, daughter of a French horn player, not yet 30, a Christian Scientist, and optimistic about … Continue reading

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Indigenous Maya Still Disposable in Guatemala


Pacal Usually I like to write about how the Maya independently invented the concept of zero.  How they developed a written language (only recently deciphered).  How they built pyramids, plotted the movement of the heavens, and wrote books to record … Continue reading

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Artist, Mayanist Merle G Robertson, RIP


 In Memoriam:  Merle Greene Robertson By Marc Zender and Joel Skidmore (Friday, April 22, 2011) The renowned Mayanist Merle Greene Robertson passed away in San Francisco today. Artist, art historian, photographer, and Mayanist, Merle was widely known for her extensive … Continue reading

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