From the Wall Street Journal: “Whatever you’re most passionate about when you’re five is what you should do for the rest of your life,” says Ms. Stephens, 54 years old. Reminds me of fanciful reconstructions of ancient Maya hair from the recent classic…
Category Archives: Archaeology
To “E” or Not to “E”
“Re-Group on ‘E-Groups’” now online at SAA, or PDF here.
Early Maya Geometric Planning Conventions at El Palmar, Guatemala
Published article online at Journal of Archaeological Science. PDF available here.
Merry Christmas, indeed.
New arguments from Simon Martin and Joel Skidmore for a Christmas Eve 2012 Bak’tun ending, at Mesoweb.
Stalagmites and Causality
New information from southern Belize adding to the debates about the ancient Maya and climate change, in Science. Which coincides nicely with a new post in Michael Smith’s blog, Publishing Archaeology, about causality, and previous posts on explaining social change in the past.
The “Smoking Frog” Smoking Gun?
Bruce Love shares his thoughts on David Stuart’s blog on the “arrival” of Sihyaj K’ahk’ at La Sufricaya. See our discussion of Sihyaj K’ahk’ and his probable travel through the Buenavista Valley here.
Antiquity 86(333):792-807. Watchful realms: integrating GIS analysis and political history in the southern Maya lowlands James A. Doyle, Thomas G. Garrison and Stephen D. Houston
Mosaic Earflare Plaques, El Zotz
Signs of supplication @Antiquity Project Gallery.
Yaxhá, Agua Verde
More @Prensa Libre, Guatemala
El Diablo Masks