Lecture: Astroarcheology in Mesoamerica

Mesoamericans as most ancient civilizations, dedicated meticulous study to the cyclical movement of the sun, the moon, the planets and the stars. Advanced calendars were created and structures in their cities were aligned to regional phenomena thru which food production was masterfully dominated. Sky watchers left written evidence in scrolls, murals and stone carvings of their brilliant comprehension of the cosmos and how that was used in their daily lives. This is a brief overview that will help you appreciate the magnificence of our ancient cities thru their astronomical records and alignments.