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Museum invites journalists to explore ancient Chinese civilization

China Daily 28 Feb 2024
... often take as the criteria for entry into civilized society — namely, metallurgy, writing and urbanization — are not universally applicable, as is seen in the cases of Mayan and Inca civilizations.
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How ‘Echo’ Director Sydney Freeland Turned the “Pressure Cooker” of Marvel Into a Historic Series

The Hollywood Reporter 17 Jan 2024
That aforementioned Fulbright research would prove useful during episode two, which features a sequence featuring several “Mound Societies.” Like the Mayans or Aztecs of South America, ...
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Huge ancient lost city found in the Amazon

RNZ 13 Jan 2024
It reveals a large, complex society that appears to be even bigger than the well-known Mayan societies in Mexico and Central America ... Not a huge amount is known about the people who lived there and what their societies were like.
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Where to Go in 2024: 24 Destinations on Our Travel Bucket List

The Capital Journal 28 Dec 2023
... of the itinerary is visiting Tikal’s sprawling grounds of ancient pyramids, temples, and shrines ensconced by the rainforest canopy—providing a window into the lost Mayan society.Western Australia.
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Sidney Clay “Sid” Hisel

News Graphic 25 Sep 2023
Sidney Clay “Sid” Hisel. Sidney Clay “Sid” Hisel, 96, of Georgetown, passed away on Sept. 19, 2023. He was born Dec ... Sidney was also president of Webb American Professional Archeology Society at UK. He spent six weeks in Mexico studying the Mayan culture.
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‘We’re not a cult!’ A mysterious L.A. society reinvents itself for modern ‘truth seekers’

The Los Angeles Times 11 Sep 2023
There are two parking lots at the Philosophical Research Society in Los Feliz and on a recent Thursday night, both of them were full ... It was her first time at the Philosophical Research Society and she was curious to learn more.
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Skulls Found at Ancient Mayan Site Reveal Gruesome Historical Ritual

Newsweek 25 Aug 2023
The researchers also found evidence of cranial modification in the skulls—a sign of high status in Mayan society ....
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Collapse 2.0

Consortium News 21 Aug 2023
Mayan civilization is believed to have supported a population of more than 10 million people at its peak between 250 and 900 A.D., while the Norse Greenlanders established a distinctively European society around 1000 A.D.
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Is Industrial Society on the Verge of Collapse?

Democratic Underground 20 Aug 2023
How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, geographer Jared Diamond focused on past civilizations that confronted severe climate shocks, either adapting and surviving or failing to adapt and disintegrating.
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Michael Klare: Collapse 2.0

Scheerpost 18 Aug 2023
Mayan civilization is believed to have supported a population of more than 10 million people at its peak between 250 and 900 A.D., while the Norse Greenlanders established a distinctively European society around 1000 A.D.
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Never-before-seen ancient city discovered using laser beam

Metro UK 21 Jun 2023
... that led to the collapse of Maya societies in that region by the 10th century. In January, a sprawling Mayan settlement on the Mexican-Guatemalan border was found using the same LiDar technology.
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Secrets of El Castillo: A Mayan Pyramid's Hidden Treasures (Video)

Ancient Origins 10 May 2023
The discovery not only adds to our understanding of the Mayans' elaborate beliefs about life, death, and the afterlife, but also hints at the possible political and social structure of the Mayan society ... El Castillo Mayan pyramid.
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Mortal Football: Archaeologists Unearth Mayan Stone Scoreboard for Deadly Pelota Game

Sputnik 16 Apr 2023
The game was quite dangerous and the winners were sometimes sacrificed to gods, but this was the best alternative to full-scale conflict that Mayan society could offer ....
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1,000-year-old Mayan 'scoreboard' for ancient soccer-like game discovered in Mexico

Business Insider 15 Apr 2023
Found at the Mayan Chichen ... One is wearing a feather headdress, and the other - presumed to be his opponent - is adorned with a "snake turban," reserved for high-ranking individuals in Mayan society.
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Archaeologists discover Mayan scoreboard in Mexico's Yucatan

Hindustan Times 13 Apr 2023
Archaeologists have discovered a stone showing Mayan hieroglyphs ... It is one of the main archaeological centers of the Mayan civilization in the Yucatan Peninsula ... He said that the finding could provide new information on pre-Columbian Mayan society.
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