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August 14, 2022, 7:10 am UTC    
April 10, 2022 05:43AM
Holger Isenberg Wrote:
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> I did research but focused more on photos, so
> missed text-only sources. I was looking for more
> photos as one of on the facebook article showed
> one of the towers from an angle which definitely
> looked like the style of Roman wooden fortress
> guarding towers. But it could also be, that it was
> a pointed arch once and the other part fell apart.
> But the fact of burned square bricks still stands.

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The site is unique in the Maya realm in that its structures, which were first built of stucco faced rammed earth, were later constructed from kiln-fired brick, as opposed to limestone block. Some of the bricks contain glyphs and other decorations. The bricks were set with mortar made from ground sea shell as opposed to crushed limestone found at other sites. Its architectural style has led some scholars to link this site with that of Palenque 100 miles/160 kms to the southeast ...

Kiln-fired bricks were introduced in the Early Classic (250-600 A.D.) around 500 A.D. ...

[www.themayanruinswebsite.com]

> That forum posting added some interesting further
> detail, Roman amphoras found in Guanabara Bay near
> Rio de Janeiro. Which adds to some more hints that
> indeed a small Roman expedition made it over the
> Atlantic. Ok, maybe not Romans, but Carthaginians
> after having read the posting.

No mentions of the Americas, Mexico or Maya here -

Roman Seafaring - [www.historyoftheancientworld.com]

[scholarworks.brandeis.edu]

Brief introduction to Carthaginian shipping and shipbuilding -

[naval-encyclopedia.com]

Again, no mentions of the Americas, Mexico or Maya.

Hermione
Director/Moderator - The Hall of Ma'at


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