The Maya were known for their spectacular cities featuring dazzling pyramids. But these cities, often having 100-200,000 inhabitants, required anRead more
In his research article “Yucatan Channel and Trade,” researcher Ronald Canter compiled the best available evidence of trade contacts betweenRead more
Evidence continues to grow that the Maya seafarers did not just control coastal trade routes in Mexico and Central AmericaRead more
As there are no recent surveys of Jamaica archaeology, this work is an extremely valuable contribution to the literature on the Caribbean. It is well organized, clearly written, and easily accessible by both professionals and others with a general interest in the field.Read more
A discovery of ancient jade could shake up old notions of the New
World before Columbus. Scientists say they have traced 1,500-year-old
axe blades found in the eastern Caribbean to ancient jade mines in
Central America 1,800 miles (2,900 kilometers) away.