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Ancient Mayan Communities Were ‘Living on the Edge’

April 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Why Ancient Mayan Communities Were ‘Living on the Edge’ of What Is Now a Massive WetlandScienceDaily (Mar. 28, 2011) — University of Cincinnati research is investigating why a highly sophisticated civilization decided to build large, bustling cities next to what is essentially swampland. The research by UC Geography Professor Nicholas Dunning, a three-year, interdisciplinary project including David Lentz, professor of biological sciences, and Vern Scarborough, professor of anthropology, will be presented April 1 at the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Sacramento, Calif.

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