Xultun, Guatemala

Incredible Findings at site of Xultun, Guatemala.

William 'Bill' Saturno, Boston University archaeologist, has reported his team finding new murals and exciting paintings at a site near San Bartolo. An article in Science, co-authored by  William Saturno, David Stuart, Anthony Aveni and Franco Rossi, "Ancient Maya Astronomical Tables from Xultun, Guatemala" has been published.

Information on Xultun from THE CORPUS OF MAYA HIEROGLYPHIC INSCRIPTIONS at the Peabody Musuem at Harvard University. When you go to the pages be sure to select a Stela and pick "Detailed View" to see pictures and drawings of the stela and "Locate on Map" to see where the stela was found related to structures at the site.

http://www.peabody.harvard.edu/CMHI/site.php?site=Xultun

 

Below is information and links to articles on the finds. Links will open in a new browser page.

 

Mayan art and calendar at Xultun stun archaeologists

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18018343

 

Maya calendar workshop documents time beyond 2012

http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/10/11639788-maya-calendar-workshop-documents-time-beyond-2012?lite

 

Ancient Mayan Artwork, Calculations Discovered

http://www.voanews.com/content/ancient_mayan_artwork_calculations_discovered/416881.html

 

From David Stuart Blog: Xultun’s Astronomical Tables

 http://decipherment.wordpress.com/2012/05/12/xultuns-astronomical-tables/

 

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/05/120510-maya-2012-doomsday-calendar-end-of-world-science/ 

 

William Saturno's Explorers Journal from National Geographic:

30 sec video available

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/06/explorers-journal?source=news_xultun_mural

 

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Biographical sketches of men and women who did much of the early defining
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