The Maya Arch at San Gervasio, Mexico
In Pre-Columbian days, this construction was the entrance or exit to the central part of San Gervasio, leading to the Caribbean coast. Pilgrims and traders would reach the famous sanctuary of the goddess Ix Chel and deposit an offering at...
The Maya "Small House" Structure at San Gervasio
Due to its architectural characteristics and its reduced size, it is almost certain that this building's use was ceremonial, especially since all that could be done in its interior was to place offerings. "Small house" (or "Chichan Nah" in...
Maya Temple, Lamanai
Mask Temple, Lamanai, Orange Walk District, Belize
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 mindmeld tied them together in surprising ways. Here's the grammar. I'll start with the things that stood...
Maya Ruins, Tulum - 3D View
Tulum is the site of a pre-Columbian Mayan walled city serving as a major port for Cobá. The ruins are situated on 12-meter (39 ft) tall cliffs along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula on the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo...
Tikal 3D Laser Scan Fly-through
3D fly through created from laser scan and photography at Maya city of Tikal (300-850 CE) in Guatemala by CyArk.
Lost Temples: Mayan Pyramids of Chichen Itza
Why did the Maya abandon their magnificent city of Chichen Itza? See All National Geographic Videos http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/?source=4001
Water and Classical Civilizations: Crash Course World History 222
In which John Green teaches you about water! So, we talk about resources a lot on Crash Course, and today is no exception. It turns out people can't live without water, which means it's absolutely necessary for civilization. Today John talks...
Censer, Maya Culture
Censer, Guatemala, Maya culture, classical, 600 - 900 CE, terracotta. Musée du Cinquantenaire (Brussels, Belgium). Made from 80 pictures with MeshRoom 2.8. For more updates, please consider to follow me on Twitter at @GeoffreyMarchal
Maya Rain God, Tulum - 3D View
The Temple of the Frescoes at the Maya city of Tulum in Quintana Roo, Mexico. Spectacularly located on a cliff overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, Tulum is a Mayan settlement that flourished in the 13th cent. CE until the...