Maya civilization
The Maya is a Mesoamerican civilization, noted for Maya script, the only known fully developed writing system of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as for its art, architecture, and mathematical and ...
Laser Technology Discovers Over 60,000 Structures from Maya Civilization
This breakthrough discovery changes everything archeologists previously thought about this ancient culture.
Experts Doubt That a Teen Found a Lost Maya City
A Canadian teen says he discovered a lost Maya city using ancient star maps and satellite images provided by NASA and Google. As the remarkable story went viral yesterday, a number of experts spoke ou...
Teen Discovers Mayan City From Star Maps
“I believe that children are our future,” as Whitney Houston sang. “Teach them well and let them use star maps to find undiscovered Mayan cities.”
Battle Begins Over World's Richest Shipwreck
The discovery of the San Jose shipwreck has all the elements of a great drama: international political intrigue, a treasure of gold and emeralds worth up to $17 billion, and now, accusations of lies a...
Ancient Salvadoran Village Buried By Ash Freezes Daily Life In Time
A continuing look at a Maya village in El Salvador frozen in time by a blanket of volcanic ash 1,400 years ago shows the farming families who lived there went about their daily lives with virtually no...
ARE PYRAMIDS GIANT ENERGY AMPLIFIERS? RESEARCHERS DISCOVER CENOTE UNDER THE PYRAMID AT CHICHEN ITZA
Text "Many researchers have maintained that the hundreds of pyramids built in ancient times, were used as amplifiers. Some Pyramids receive energy, while other pyramids are said to amplify energy. Wha...
Pre-Adamites: Ancient Civilizations Developed On Earth Before History Suggests
Text "s it possible that advanced civilization existed on Earth before “recorded” history? Is it possible that religion only tells one side of the story? According to two notable gentlemen such as Rom...
Guatemala dig uncovers Mayan artefacts
Archaeologists working in northern Guatemala uncover three well-preserved Mayan panels dating back around 1,400 years. The panels display ancient hieroglyphics that provide insights into the civilisat...
Researchers confirm that recently discovered Tonina Pyramid is Largest Pyramid in Mexico
It was just over five years ago that researchers in Mexico discovered an enormous pyramid of the Maya civilization in Toniná, Chiapas. The fact that the pyramid had remained concealed under what was ...
National Geographic Live! - Palenque and the Ancient Maya World
Archaeologists and National Geographic grantees George and David Stuart offer keen insights into the art and culture of the Mayans.
Mayan Pyramid Bulldozed By Road Construction Firm
"It's a feeling of incredible disbelief because of the ignorance and the insensitivity … they were using this for road fill," Awe said. "It's like being punched in the stomach, it's just so horrendous...
Maya Water Temple Complex discovered where ritual offerings were made to placate the Rain God
Archaeologists have discovered that the Maya made offerings to Chaak, the rain god, at a newly discovered water temple complex alongside the sacred pools of Cara Blanca in Belize. The sacrifices appea
Palenque: Ruins of a Pre-Hispanic Mayan City
The Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in southern Mexico, which peaked in the 7th century AD.
Maya architecture
Been traveling the world of the maya's last summer. Looking at architecture and finding new thoughts...
Preclassic Maya
The Preclassic period in Maya history stretches from the beginning of permanent village life ca. 1000 B.C. until the advent of the Classic Period ca. 250 AD, and is subdivided into Early (prior to 100...
Classic Maya collapse
The Classic Maya Collapse refers to the decline of the Mayan Classic Period and abandonment of the Classic Period Maya cities of the southern Maya lowlands of Mesoamerica between the 8th and 9th ...
Maya art
Ancient Maya art refers to the material arts of the Maya civilization, an eastern and south-eastern Mesoamerican culture that took shape in the course of the later Preclassic period (500 BC to 200 AD)...
Maya architecture
A unique and intricate style, Maya architecture spans several thousands of years. Often the most dramatic and easily recognizable as Maya are the stepped pyramids from the Terminal Pre-classic period ...
Maya script
The Mayan script, also known as Mayan glyphs or Mayan hieroglyphs, is the writing system of the Maya civilization of Mesoamerica, presently the only Mesoamerican writing system that has been substanti...
Maya peoples
The Maya people constitute a diverse range of Natives in southern Mexico and northern Central America. The overarching term "Maya" is a collective designation to include the peoples of the region tha...
Mayan languages
The Mayan languages form a language family spoken in Mesoamerica and northern Central America. Mayan languages are spoken by at least 6 million indigenous Maya, primarily in Guatemala, Mexico, Belize ...
Maya sites
This list of Maya sites is an alphabetical listing of a number of significant archaeological sites associated with the Maya civilization of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica.The peoples and cultures which com...
Maya mythology
Maya mythology is part of Mesoamerican mythology and comprises all of the Maya tales in which personified forces of nature, deities, and the heroes interacting with these play the main roles. Other pa...
Maya death rituals
Death rituals were an important part of Maya religion. The Maya greatly respected death; they were taught to fear it and grieved deeply for the dead. They also believed that certain deaths were more n...
Maya religion
The traditional Maya religion of Guatemala, Belize, western Honduras, and the Tabasco, Chiapas, and Yucatán regions of Mexico is a southeastern variant of Mesoamerican religion. As is the case with ma...
Maya calendar
The Maya calendar is a system of calendars used in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, and in many modern communities in the Guatemalan highlands, Veracruz, Oaxaca and Chiapas, Mexico.The essentials of the May...
Maya health and medicine
Health and medicine among the ancient Maya was a complex blend of mind, body, religion, ritual and science. Important to all, medicine was practiced only by a select few, who generally inherited their...
Maya numerals
The Maya numeral system is a vigesimal (base-twenty) positional numeral system used by the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization.The numerals are made up of three symbols; zero (shell shape, with the plastr...