How drought destabilized the last major precolonial Mayan city

Archaeologists have been investigating the site of Mayapán since the 1950s. Credit: Bradley Russell, Author provided The city of Mayapán was the largest Mayan city from approximately 1200 to 1450 AD. It was an important political, economic and religious center, and the capital of a large state that controlled much of northwestern Yucatan in present … Read more