Video News from TAC - March 2012

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Mayan king, making ancient coins, TAC Festival 2012

(1) Dr. Mark Van Stone, a leading expert on the Mayan calendar and the significance of 2012, reads the story of a powerful Mayan king on Quiriguá Stela D, a late Eighth Century stone monument in Guatemala. (2) A French team of experimental archaeologists stamps coins in an effort to recreate the “Silver Owl” coins of the Fifth Century B.C. Greek city-state of Athens.  (3) Our preview series for The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival (8-12 May 2012, Eugene, Oregon) begins with three short clips.

 

 

 

Produced in 2012 by Archaeological Legacy Institute

Copyright 2012 by Archaeological Legacy Institute

 

Web links:

 

2012: Science & Prophecy of the Ancient Maya, by Dr. Mark Van Stone (book; Amazon.com)

Ancient Coins for Education 

Ancient Greek Coinage (Wikipedia) 

Athenian Owls through the Ages (Reid Goldborough) 

Center for Alexandrian Studies 

Quiriguá (Authentic Maya) 

Quiriguá (Wikipedia) 

Maya Hieroglyphic Writing (Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies) 

Mayan Hieroglyphic Script and Languages (Omniglot) 

The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival 

 

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