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An Introduction to Contemporary Archaeology, video interview with Dr. Mark Van Stone

(1) Famed UK archaeologist and lecturer Dr. Brooklyn Hornswoggle-Smyth expounds on contemporary archaeology (exploring the very recent past) in a short film parody created by two irreverent UK students from the University of Bristol; (2) Rick Pettigrew interviews Dr. Mark Van Stone, Keynote Speaker for TAC Festival 2012 and noted specialist on Maya hieroglyphics and calligraphy, with a particular focus on the Maya calendar and predictions of the end of the world in 2012.




Web links:


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

CHAT - Contemporary and Historical Archaeology in Theory

Contemporary archaeology (Wikipedia)

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

Mayan Hieroglyphic Script and Languages (Omniglot)