Tiny jar identifies mighty Maya queen [Guatemala]

Tiny jar identifies mighty Maya queen [Guatemala]

Alan Boyle – NBC News – Tuesday, 09 October 2012 (originally published 03 Oct) Glyphs carved into a tiny alabaster jar have led archaeologists to conclude that the tomb in Guatemala where the jar was found belonged to one of the greatest queens of the Classic Maya civilization, known as Lady K’abel. “She was not […]

Were women central to the ancient world in Europe?

Were women central to the ancient world in Europe?

WNN – Radio on Air In this interesting radio show on WINGS, host Marija Gimbutas combines archaeology, linguistics and folklore studies to describe the Neolithic cultures of Old Europe as stable, peaceful, sustainable, and female-centered. Joan Marler, a Gimbutas scholar, reviews the material artifacts at the 2nd World Congress of Matriarchal Studies. A study of […]