Mesoamerican chronology
Mesoamerican chronology divides the history of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica into several periods: the Paleo-Indian (first human habitation–3500 BCE), the Archaic (3500–2000), the Preclassic o...
Laser Technology Discovers Over 60,000 Structures from Maya Civilization
This breakthrough discovery changes everything archeologists previously thought about this ancient culture.
Unearthed: The Lost Pyramids of the Americas
The Great Pyramid at the city of Caral in the Peruvian Desert is an ancient engineering marvel. The 5,000-year-old pyramid covers an area of five football fields and rises 98 feet high. #Unearthed
We Were Wrong About How Ancient Humans Colonized North America
It’s a veritable certainty that North America’s first people arrived via the Bering Land Bridge, but less certainty exists about how and where they migrated from there. For years, scientists thought t...
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.”
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...
South America: The Original Cultures - Ancient Man and His First Civilizations
The enigma of ancient South American development, [cultures evolving to the building of Monumental Structures BEFORE they have even learned to make ceramics - pottery], is wonderfully illustrated by w...
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...
The Egyptian Ankh Cross Found In Mexico
The Egyptian Ankh Cross Found In Mexico. But what is the Ankh symbol doing in Mexico? The archaeological site of Calixtlahuaca is located at about 2,500 meters and there are several monuments present ...
Liquid Mercury Found Under Mexican Pyramid Could Lead To King's Tomb
An archaeologist has discovered liquid mercury at the end of a tunnel beneath a Mexican pyramid, a finding that could suggest the existence of a king’s tomb or a ritual chamber far below one of the mo...
Settlement of the Americas
The question of how, when, where and why humans first entered the Americas is of intense interest to archaeologists and anthropologists, and has been a subject of heated debate for centuries. Several ...
History of Mesoamerica (Paleo-Indian)
In the History of Mesoamerica, the stage known as the Paleo-Indian period (or alternatively, the Lithic stage) is the era in the scheme of Mesoamerican chronology which begins with the very first ind...
Pre-Columbian era
The pre-Columbian era incorporates all period subdivisions in the history and prehistory of the Americas before the appearance of significant European influences on the American continents, spanning...
Olmec
The Olmec were the first 'major' civilization in Mexico following a progressive development in Soconusco. They lived in the tropical lowlands of south-central Mexico, in the present-day states of Vera...
Teotihuacan
98°50′37.68″W / 19.69250°N 98.8438000°W / 19.69250; -98.8438000Location in Greater Mexico CityTeotihuacan /teɪˌoʊtiːwəˈkɑːn/, also written Teotihuacán (Spanish  teotiwa'k...
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 ...
Aztec
The Aztec /ˈæztɛk/ people were certain ethnic groups of central Mexico, particularly those groups who spoke the Nahuatl language and who dominated large parts of Mesoamerica from the 14th to 16th cent...
Laser Technology Discovers Over 60,000 Structures from Maya Civilization
This breakthrough discovery changes everything archeologists previously thought about this ancient culture.
We Were Wrong About How Ancient Humans Colonized North America
It’s a veritable certainty that North America’s first people arrived via the Bering Land Bridge, but less certainty exists about how and where they migrated from there. For years, scientists thought t...
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...
Corantijn Basin
The Corantijn Basin is one of a number of archaeological sites located in the hinterland of Suriname in South America. The Suriname archaeological sites provide information on prehistoric human popula...
Battle of Quipaipan
The Battle of Quipaipan was the decisive battle of the Inca Civil War between the brothers Atahualpa and Huáscar. After the victory at Chimborazo, Atahualpa stopped in Cajamarca as his generals follow...
South America: The Original Cultures - Ancient Man and His First Civilizations
The enigma of ancient South American development, [cultures evolving to the building of Monumental Structures BEFORE they have even learned to make ceramics - pottery], is wonderfully illustrated by w...
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...