Dr. Richard Hansen

An early Maya metropolis: El Mirador raises questions for archaeologists
January 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Located in the Central Maya Lowlands in what is now northern Guatemala, the Preclassic city of El Mirador was a giant compared to most of its contemporaries. Its massive ruins still tower above the rainforest canopy. They are silent witnesses to Maya ingenuity and the Maya’s ability to sustain such a massive settlement so early […]

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