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The discovery and possible significance of X-kukican, ancient Mayan site

J. Manson Valentine

The discovery and possible significance of X-kukican, ancient Mayan site

by J. Manson Valentine

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Published by Alabama Museum of Natural History in [University, Ala.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • X-kukican Cave, Mexico.,
  • Loltun Cave (Mexico)
    • Subjects:
    • X-kukican Cave, Mexico.,
    • Loltun Cave (Mexico)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J. Manson Valentine.
      SeriesAlabama Museum of Natural History. Report 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1435.1.X74 V34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination25, [22] p.
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5465521M
      LC Control Number73168343

        8 Interesting facts about Mayan civilization, Just don't ask what's going on in the picture! this was some sort of their medical treatment. Click Here To Sub. The Maya used bars and dots to represent numbers. Reading the codex. The codex was read from top to bottom, and from left to right. Codex Tro-Cortesianus › The Codex Tro-Cortesianus is one of the four remaining Mayan codices. It contains information about divination (predicting the future) and rituals for Mayan .

        For over years, archaeologists have been exploring ancient Mayan ruins in much the same way. While flying technology allowed for a nice aerial view of Mayan ruins that poke through the thick canopy, much of the real work and discovery was done on the ground.   Scientists have uncovered tens of thousands of Mayan structures, potentially changing our understanding of the ancient civilisation. The newly found evidence gives an insight into the lives of.

      From Book of Mormon population estimates, it is evident that the civilizations described are comparable in size to the civilizations of ancient Egypt, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, and the Maya. Such civilizations left numerous artifacts in the form of hewn stone ruins, tombs, temples, pyramids, roads, arches, walls, frescos, statues, vases.   Many ancient alien theorists suggest that the Maya’s belief in gods was based on the visitation of aliens from a more advanced civilization. They believe knowledge was delivered from the stars and was used to build the temples and pyramids of the many different ancient sites .


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