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Ancient Maya

Disputed Maya Manuscript Turns Out To Be The Real Deal

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.08.2016 | Science

A mysterious and long-disputed document purported to be America’s oldest surviving manuscript is genuine. That’s the conclusion of a new review of...

Ancient Maya Altars, Artifacts Unearthed

LiveScience | Owen Jarus | Posted 06.12.2014 | Science

A team of archaeologists in Guatemala has discovered a council house dating back about 700 years with altars, incense burners and sculpted images of a...

Volcanic Evidence Only Deepens Ancient Mystery

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 06.02.2014 | Science

Tough and tiny zircon crystals have helped researchers rule out an enormous volcanic blast as the source of ash used to make Maya pottery, deepening t...

PHOTOS: Secrets Of The Maya Otherworld

Posted 07.20.2013 | Home

Centuries after their decline, the Maya are still yielding their secrets to the world. Each day, scientists work to uncover another piece of the puzzl...