Early explorers of Palenque
It has a crypt at the bottom of the temple; its entry is at the top of the pyramid and was made to hold the dead body...
Early Explorers of the Maya Civilization: From Aguilar to Waldek
Although John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood are consistently credited with the `discovery' of the Maya Civilization...
Early Explorers of the Maya Civilization: John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood
The names of John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood are forever linked to the Maya and Mayan studies as the two...
English-Mayan phrase book
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Equinox at Chichen Itza
Video that explains what it looks like the equinox at Chichen Itza. Audio in Spanish subtitled in English. Produced...
Frederick Catherwood Lithographs
Frederick Catherwood (Feb. 27, 1799-Sept. 27, 1854) Click on the pictures Lithographs Copan Palenque...
Ghosts in the Ancient World
To the people of the ancient world, there was no doubt that the soul of a human being survived bodily death. Whatever...
Goal, Ball Court of Chichen Itza
One of the goals of the ball court at the Maya-Toltec city of Chichen Itza. The objective of the ball game, popular across Mesoamerica...
How the Mayan Calendar Works, Revisited
In this classic episode, former hosts Candace and Jane explain how the Mayan long count calendar works.
How to Read a Maya Glyph
For over three centuries, the ancient Maya flourished in Mesoamerica. They built giant stone pyramids surrounded...