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Building a Geographic Information System of Ancient Maya Settlement
- Project by Walter R. T. Witschey and Clifford T. Brown, to study settlement patterns: includes research papers and maps.
European Association of Mayanists
- Formed by young scholars searching for academic contacts. Links professionals, students and amateurs for conferences, information exchange, and workshops. Links, bibliography, publications, collection inventories, news, and conference information.
- Features a photo gallery of Jeffrey Jay Foxx, ethnographic photographer. Includes a biography, a list of exhibitions and books, and related links.
- Facts and artifacts relative to Mayan archaeology, prehispanic pyramid architecture, Latin America, Mesoamerica, featuring Olmec jade, stelae and sculpture at Copan, and showing how pre-Columbian art can be reproduced aided by new digital technology.
Maya Architecture: Evolution, Structure and Diversity of a Civilization
- Virtual exhibition on Maya architecture with information, photos, plans, and models.
- Photographs and descriptions by Phil Konstantin. Includes Chichen Itza, Kabah, Uxmal, Labna, Xlapak, Sayil, Palenque, Xpujil, Becan and Museo de la Cultura Maya.
The Maya Ruins Page
- Photos from Uxmal, Labna, Sayil, Chacmultun, Becan, Xpujil, Tikal, Xunantunich, Lamanai, Kohunlich, Chicanna, Edzna, and Dzibilnocac.
- Glenn Welker describes the locations and development of Maya civilization. Michael Lemonick gives a history of the related archeological research.
- Photographs, rubbings, and illustrations, featuring rubbings of stelae from 1970-71 in Guatemala; views of monuments published in 1844 by Catherwood.
- Precolumbian portfolio features a collection of artifacts and sites from the ancient Americas, and a database archive of rollout and still photographs of vases, plates, and bowls. Find hints and helps to search the database.
Intense Droughts Blamed for Mayan Collapse
- From New Scientist, Mayan civilization collapsed following a series of intense droughts, suggests the most detailed climatic study to date. (March 13, 2003)
Muddy Mayan Mystery Made Clearer By Researchers Working In The Bajos
- From ScienceDaily, University of Cincinnati professors found evidence of a major environmental transformation that helps to explain a puzzle that has stumped Maya scholars for decades. (July 24, 2002)
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