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Lost Mayan City Discovered Under Guatemala Jungle
Time via AP via Yahoonews ^ | 03 Feb 2018 | staff

Posted on 02/06/2018 9:53:26 PM PST by blueplum

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To: Hugin
From each other. If they were like other Mayans they were split into rival city states.

An early failed attempt at "multiculturalism?"

You know, like corn tortilla or flour tortilla...??

Or whole beans or refried beans...?

Wild pig or long pig??

21 posted on 02/07/2018 12:12:35 AM PST by publius911 (Am I pissed? You have NO idea...)
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To: Telepathic Intruder
Who were they wanting to defend themselves from?



22 posted on 02/07/2018 12:35:58 AM PST by Political Junkie Too (The 1st Amendment gives the People the right to a free press, not CNN the right to the 1st question.)
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To: Reno89519

#16. Re “How many more “lost” cities are there”?

We don’t know. We lost track of them.

PS: I did a little “Outer Area” recon looking for house mounds of the workers who supposed Tikal (out up to 20 klicks from the central area between Temples I and II. (Un. of Penn. Outer Area Project, 1966. Got hit by dysentery and Trench foot infection which knocked me out of the game).

We found a very small temple, probably no more than 20 feet squared along the old prospector’s trail.

I also found a quartz/Chalcedny ceremonial dagger (about 50 facets or more, just lying on one of the house mounds.

Therefore you can expect to have more major finds of cities of varying sizes covering hundreds of years.

Now, here is what’s scary and exciting. We had to climb a hill that might have been a quarter mile high while doing our measurements along the old oil prospectors tail. One of my colleagues suggested, half jokingly and half seriously, that what we just climbed might be a gigantic pyramid itself.

Never knew if it was true or not, but if was, it might be one of the largest pyramids in the world.

I’d love to go back and do some digging there but I’m too old and damaged to make the hike, but the view from Temple IV of the Peten was awesome (at a high of over 400 feet above the jungle floor).

The Mayans were great builders. Got to give them that.

23 posted on 02/07/2018 12:50:44 AM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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So darksheare I should post in other threads like this?

Meet an idiot who thinks that boycotting the NFL didn’t give BLM and antifa leverage over the NFL.

24 posted on 02/07/2018 12:54:54 AM PST by edzo4 (Congrats, your NFL protest was very successful for BLM and just the leverage they needed.)
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To: Reno89519

How many more “lost” cities are their?


How far back in time do you wish to go? As many lost cities as that. There used to be sub-Saharian African cities prior to the arrival of the Portuguese which were made entirely with wood, including the sewers and water pipes to each dwelling (as reported by the Europeans). However gaining firearms, the wars began and soon the populations were variously dead, enslaved, or hiding. The cities rotted back into the jungle, but if you knew were to look I’m sure you could find traces still.

Or how about the cities reported underwater off the coasts of India - they go back perhaps 10,000 years.

25 posted on 02/07/2018 3:57:15 AM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: neverevergiveup

And you’d never know that you were climbing a pre-Columbian structure! They are so encrusted by vegetation that it can be impossible to tell!

26 posted on 02/07/2018 6:01:33 AM PST by Little Ray (Freedom Before Security!)
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To: Reno89519

These Mayans were just careless.

27 posted on 02/07/2018 3:00:29 PM PST by minnesota_bound
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To: blueplum
Thanks blueplum. Not that the nonsequitur crap from edzo can be ignored, he or she has been banned.

28 posted on 02/07/2018 8:20:41 PM PST by SunkenCiv (,,
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29 posted on 02/07/2018 8:23:13 PM PST by SunkenCiv (,,
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To: SunkenCiv

thanks, and thanks :)

30 posted on 02/07/2018 9:52:29 PM PST by blueplum ( "...this moment is your moment: it belongs to you... " President Donald J. Trump, Jan 20, 2017)
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My pleasure.

31 posted on 02/08/2018 9:44:26 AM PST by SunkenCiv (,,
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