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New Online Archive Brings the Ancient Maya City of Chichen Itza to Scholars’ Desktops

January 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Education & Research

EMERYVILLE, CA.- This week a new archaeological data archive and web-based collaborative learning tool launches to provide researchers, educators, filmmakers and digital heritage enthusiasts with the most complete data to date of any ancient Maya site. The archive centerpiece is a priceless 3D record of the ancient Maya city of Chichen Itza, recently voted one of the “New Seven Wonders of the World” by an eponymous Swiss-based foundation. Mark Eakle and Philippe Martinez scan in tandem at the Venus Platform. [...]