A Brief Introduction to Yucatec Maya
home A Brief Introduction to Yucatec Maya Copyright D. R. Shreve, 1999 Also see English-Maya dictionary...
George Stuart is a national treasure. The recipient of numerous distinguished awards for his contributions to Maya archaeology...
Altun Ha is a Mayan site in modern day Belize. The city flourished between 400 and 900 CE but was occupied from 900...
Aztec and Mayan Are Totally Different Languages. Sort of
Ancient Mexico was a hotbed of language mixing. Aztecs and Maya spoke completely unrelated languages, but a Mesoamerican linguistic...
Aztec, Inca, Maya
History As mentioned earlier, the Mayan civilization was composed of city-states competing for power. Over time, some...
Ball Court Wall & Goal, Chichen Itza
One of the walls and goals of the ball court in the Maya-Toltec city of Chichen Itza.
Ball Court, Copan
The ball court of the Mayan city of Copan. The game was popular across Mesoamerica and the objective was to put a rubber...
Burial of the dead is the act of placing the corpse of a dead person in a tomb constructed for that purpose or in...
El Castillo. Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. This Mesoamerican step pyramid’s platform, along with its four stairways...
Chichén Itzá Information
more Chichén Itzá's history as a major political center in the northern Yucatán is extensive, stretching...