29 Jan 2016

'Pompeii of the Americas' sheds new light on Mayan civilisation

From Nine To Noon, 9:40 am on 29 January 2016

Dr Payson Sheets is an archeologist from the University of Boulder Colorado, who has been sifting through the buried ruins of a perfectly preserved ancient Mayan village.

The village Ceren was discovered in modern day El Salvador four decades ago completely by accident.

He spoke to Kathryn Ryan on Nine to Noon.