Ancient Maya urbanism
The way in which an ancient urban site was planned, perceived and expanded is the purpose of a EU-funded study. Using the Palenque site in the Classic Maya Period (250-900 CE) as a model, the MAYURB project will study multiple factors that conditioned life in an ancient urban site. These include decision making, space limits, the influence of traditions as well as the influence religion had on buildings orientation. It will also explore the unintended consequences of city growth on urban structure and public health. MAYURB will develop a GIS platform that will help to present the life of the ancient Maya society. It will investigate ancient infrastructures, define its chronology, as well as the role played by different urban actors in site planning.
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Funding SchemeMSCA-IF - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF)
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Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.
04510 Mexico Distrito Federal
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