Modern technology reveals old secrets about the great, white Maya road

February 25, 2020 - General

Did a powerful queen of Coba, one of the greatest cities of the ancient Maya world, build the longest Maya road to invade a smaller, isolated neighbor and gain a foothold against the emerging Chichen Itza empire?

Built at the turn of the 7th century, the white plaster-coated road that began 100 kilometers to the east
 in Coba ends at Yaxuna’s ancient downtown, in the center of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula
[Credit: Traci Ardren…

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