A Conversation for Ancient Mayan Cultures
Vestboy Started conversation Aug 27, 2009
A fascinating article.
I was intrigued to read that they had no metal tools. How did they cut the stones of their great buildings and then carve them so intricately?
Giford Posted Aug 27, 2009
The simple answer is that they carved soft stone using harder stones! Obsidian and basalt were their main tool-making materials.
Vestboy Posted Aug 27, 2009
I wondered if that was the case or whether they had some very clever way of doing it that has been lost in the mists of time.
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