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The Maya Codices: The Precious Remaining History of an Eradicated Civilization

By Veronica Parkes | Ancient Origins

The Maya were a powerful pre-Columbian civilization who thrived between AD 600 – AD 800. They were literate, had a complex language including pictograms, glyphs, and phonetic representations. 654 more words



Hello my beautiful Peppys!! I owe you an apology because I haven’t kept in touch lately but it’s been busy on this side of the world. 706 more words


musings of an afterlife

As I wandered around the National Museum in Beijing, I came across these ancient death suits made of jade and golden thread sometime during the Han Dynasty. 214 more words

Food Sleuthing

Yesterday magic happened. After sharing in the morning a quick mention of why my thoughts are on agriculture, I was walking with a member of Chan Chich Lodge’s groundskeeping team to review some work he had completed. 666 more words


Did Ancient Amazonian Civilizations Sequester Carbon with Biochar?

Amazonian Soils & Biochar

In the Amazon Basin, primarily located in modern Brazil, we find very dark man-made soils that are rich with minerals. These soils are referred to as the “ 630 more words


New York City's Chocolate Paradise

Prepare your tastebuds for a chocolatey experience for the books, located right in the Big Apple.

New York State’s first-ever chocolate museum arrived in Manhattan on March 6 to feed the curiosity of any chocolate lover, along with their sweet tooth. 543 more words


Copan Ruines, Honduras: Day 8

The heart of the Mayans beats right here in Copan. The history of Mayan civilization was carved on the steps of the Copan temples by the Mayans themselves. 541 more words

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