Mexico Time Patrol 3

Previously on Mexico Time Patrol. The year is 1978. I’m taking a summer course in Maya Anthropology in Mérida, Yucatán… Human sacrifice knife. The blade is in obsidian, a volcanic mineral, that can be made as sharp as glass. Museum of Anthropology, 1978. Elégante in the streets of Mérida, wearing the traditional huipil or dress,…

Mexico Time Patrol part 2

Previously on Mexico Time Patrol. Late 70’s. I was doing an MBA at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (Roll Tide). I’d managed to get accepted in a summer Mayan anthropology course in Yucatán. An incredible month of discovering Mexico, the Maya culture with the entire anthropology department. Above: Uxmal. I think it is the quadrangle…