THE NORTHERN MAYA COLLAPSE AND ITS AFTERMATH

@article{Andrews2003THENM,
  title={THE NORTHERN MAYA COLLAPSE AND ITS AFTERMATH},
  author={Anthony Paul Andrews and E. Wyllys Andrews and Fernando Robles Castellanos},
  journal={Ancient Mesoamerica},
  year={2003},
  volume={14},
  pages={151 - 156}
}
Recent adjustments to the chronology of the northern Maya Lowlands have brought about a closer alignment of the decline of Terminal Classic/Early Postclassic Yucatecan polities with the collapse of the southern Maya states. The collapse of the entire Classic-period societal structure throughout the lowlands can now be compressed into a 200- or 250-year period and seen as a progressive chain of events that began in the south and culminated with the fall of Chichen Itza in the eleventh century… 

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