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Maya creation story; historic Greek fountain

(1) Dr. Mark Van Stone reads the Creation story on Quiriguá Stela C, the late Eighth Century monument in Guatemala which tells us the myth of the "Planting of the Three-Stone Hearth (of Creation)."  This creation myth has a connection with current fears that the world will end in 2012.  (2) The fountain Syntrivani, a central monument of Thessaloniki, Greece, was built in 1884 after the demolition of the eastern wall.  A personal gift of Sultan Abdul Hamid to its citizens and part of the city’s embellishment plan, it stands today as a reminder of times past.




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)

Quiriguá (Authentic Maya)

Quiriguá (Wikipedia)

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

Mayan Hieroglyphic Script and Languages (Omniglot)

Thessaloniki (Wikipedia)