Volcanic Evidence Only Deepens Ancient Maya Pottery Mystery
Tough and tiny zircon crystals have helped researchers rule out an enormous volcanic blast as the source of ash used to make Maya pottery, deepening this long-running archaeological mystery.
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“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”
Since: Mar 07
#1 Jun 4, 2014
Try the mayan city in Guatemala near the capital (volcano right next door). May find that the pottery was an export to other mayan cities.
Source ash may have come from either Agua or Fuego.
Have a nice day: Ag
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