New Clues Found: Why Maya Left

Takeshi Inomata was included in an USA TODAY article. USA TODAY was invited to the Kiuic's ruins site on the Yucatan’s peninsula to see what has been uncovered in the latest excavations. At Kiuic, "the evidence for rapid abandonment now appears more compelling," says archaeologist Takeshi Inomata of the University of Arizona-Tucson, who heads efforts to investigate the Maya settlement of Aguateca in Guatemala, a site suddenly abandoned in 830 during warfare. "It is a very important discovery." More Information

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