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A New Chapter in Maya History: All-out War, Shifting Alliances, Bloody Sacrifices
Deep in the rain forest of Guatemala last year, somethingmaybe a falling treeexposed stone hieroglyphs on the stairs of an ancient pyramid at the Maya ruin of Dos Pilas. Now those previously unknown glyphs have been translated, and their story of a protracted war may help explain the downfall of a civilization at the height of its glory.
A. R. Williams
The Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, Inc. www.famsi.org/index.html Read about Maya hierogylphs and find additional links and resources from an organization that recently helped provide emergency funding for the Dos Pilas project.