An archaeologist from the University of California at San Diego Jeffrey Braswell said that the abandoned city of the ancient Mayan civilization, the discovery of which fifteen-year-old student recently reported by the media, most likely, is not. As explained by the expert, by coincidence in the past he worked near the site “open a”, square object in the images from space is a not a city, but a common field — probably hemp.
Previously, many media quoted at the canadian space Agency announced the sensational discovery of 15-year-old William of Gauri, resident of the city of Saint-Jean-de-Matha in québec , which was supposed to be managed with the help of star maps to open a previously unknown abandoned Mayan city. As reported, the schoolboy wondered, why many large cities of the Mayan civilization were built far from rivers, and came to the assumption that these cities were built in accordance with the location of the brightest stars in various constellations in the sky.
Comparing the location of the largest known Mayan cities with star maps, a schoolboy found a lot of coincidences, however, noted that one of the brightest stars of the city does not comply. According to the calculations of Gauri, this city must be located in the jungles of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, and not discovered until now, it was for the reason that there is still no one came to mind to send an archaeological expedition. After studying the satellite images of these areas, the student actually saw several objects of regular geometric shape, which are unlikely to have had a natural origin. Many professional scientists reacted to the discovery of Gauri very seriously.
However, archaeologist Jeffrey Braswell skeptical. According to him, one of the detected objects, most likely, is a neglected field, and the other dried-up rivers or clearings. A few far-fetched Braswell and a number of his colleagues think the theory itself and the construction of cities according to the location of the constellations. Indeed, it is known that the constellations of the Maya allocated, however not all of them conform to the constellations that we know today, and about these differences, to date, there are not too many. Finally, the fact that other stars correspond to the Mayan city, experts are inclined to explain by coincidence — during the existence of the ancient civilization of these cities were so many, and they are located were so densely that it is not too surprising “stumble” on one of them in any given region.Related posts: