Mayan pyramid bulldozed by road construction firm →
A construction company has essentially destroyed one of Belize’s largest Mayan pyramids with diggers and bulldozers to extract crushed rock for a road-building project, authorities have announced. The head of the Belize Institute of Archaeology, Jaime Awe, said on Tuesday that the destruction at the Nohmul complex in northern Belize was detected late last week. The ceremonial centre dates back...
Archaeological News: Mysterious Minoans Were... →
archaeologicalnews: The Minoans, the builders of Europe’s first advanced civilization, really were European, new research suggests. The conclusion, published today (May 14) in the journal Nature Communications, was drawn by comparing DNA from 4,000-year-old Minoan skeletons with genetic material from people living throughout Europe and Africa in the past and today. “We now know that the...
klefable: one thing that tumblr is really good at is killing a joke in one day or less That, and also slaughtering the cause of a social issue, a.k.a. “If you’re not gay, you be homophobic” “If you’re white, you’re wrong” Or my favorite “If you open the door car or pay the bills for your girlfriend, you’re a misogynist individual”