Department of Art and Art History News

David Stuart Deciphers Newly Discovered Monument That Refers to 2012

Maya stone

A publishing and entertainment empire has arisen around the supposed Mayan “end date” of December 21, 2012. But a second reference to the date, discovered only recently in Guatemala by a team including the department's David Stuart, further debunks the theory that the Maya expected the world to end.

Stuart spoke with KUT’s Nathan Bernier about the substantial find.