Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Independent Learning Log 2 by Keith Tan (24)

Date: 8/6/2016


What I did: While looking for articles, I found this one that caught my eye so I decided to take a look at it.

What I learnt:
-The first Maya sites were built during the first millennium BC
-The civilisation reached its height at around AD600
-Archaeologists uncovered thousands of ancient Maya cities
-The Maya were master craftspeople, proven by their distinctive art and architecture
-Around AD850, the Maya began to abandon their great cities, one after another

This article is about the fall of the Maya, which was a mystery for a long time. Scientists discovered possible downfalls of the Maya like droughts.

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