Dr. Richard Hansen: El Mirador, The Birth of Maya Pyramid Culture

from  Earth Ancients

Mar 4, 2017

Noted as the foremost authority on the rise of Maya culture, Richard Hansen has spent the better part of twenty years, excavating, securing and protecting the massive El Mirador complex in Guatemala.Built more than 2,000+ years ago—long before archaeologists believed such a place could exist at that era in Maya history—El Mirador was a busy metropolis covering six square miles, home to tens of thousands of people, and filled with grand buildings, pyramids and plazas. It’s now thought to be the c...more

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