Sonia Barrett interviews James O’Kon, who just released a new book about the engineering marvels of the Maya that he gleaned from 40 years of research.
The Lost Secrets of Mayan Technology
Book by James O’Kon
James O’Kon’s website
In 1995, James O’Kon shocked the archaeological world with the discovery of a massive, lost landmark of Maya engineering, the long span suspension bridge at the ancient city of Yaxchilan in Mexico. Now considered to be the longest bridge of the ancient world, the structure was overlooked by scientists who had studied the site for more than a century.
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