Ancient Maya: Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of the Maya's Past (Hardcover)

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As Europe endured its Dark Ages, the Maya mapped the heavens and mastered mathematics. They constructed vast cities in jungle landscapes, leaving legacies in stone at places like Palenque and Uxmal. In overgrown sites, archaeologists now piece together this civilization with the aid of satellite technology. Modern-day experts provide windows into the Mayan world by interpreting ancient messages, inscribed for future generations.

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About the Author

Harris studied at University College, Oxford, before beginning a career in publishing. He has been a full-time author, specializing in historical and geographical subjects.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781426302275
ISBN-10: 1426302274
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication Date: February 12th, 2008
Pages: 64
Language: English