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Early Explorers of the Maya Civilization: John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood
Article by Joshua J. Mark

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 great explorers who documented the ruins from Copan in the south to Chichen Itza in the north. The stories told by Stephens...
The Ball Game of Mesoamerica
Article by Mark Cartwright

The Ball Game of Mesoamerica

The sport known simply as the Ball Game was popular across Mesoamerica and played by all the major civilizations from the Olmecs to the Aztecs. The impressive stone courts became a staple feature of a city's sacred complex and there were...
Reconstruction of Seven Ancient Archaeological Sites
Image Gallery by Arienne King

Reconstruction of Seven Ancient Archaeological Sites

This gallery includes seven digital reconstructions of ancient monuments around the world, from Rome to and Mexico. They depict what these monuments may have looked like when they are created, by overlaying digital images on top of the...
The Lost Gods: The Maya (Planet Knowledge)
Video by Planet Knowledge

The Lost Gods: The Maya (Planet Knowledge)

We trace the rise and fall of the great civilizations: the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Maya, the Inca and the Celts. In this episode its the turn of the Maya. Find out about this ancient civilisation the customs, buildings, gods...
Mexico Yucatán Yukatan UXMAL Mayan Pyramid Ruins Merida Óoxmáal
Video by Diedrich Saathoff

Mexico Yucatán Yukatan UXMAL Mayan Pyramid Ruins Merida Óoxmáal

Uxmal bezeichnet die Ruinen einer ehemals großen und kulturell bedeutenden Stadt der Maya in Mexiko. Uxmal is an ancient Maya city of the classical period in present-day Mexico. Uxmal es una antigua ciudad maya del periodo clásico...
National Geographic Live! - Palenque and the Ancient Maya World
Video by National Geographic

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.
Tikal 3D Laser Scan Fly-through
Video by CyArk

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
Video by National Geographic

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
Maya Site of Copan (UNESCO/NHK)
Video by UNESCO

Maya Site of Copan (UNESCO/NHK)

Discovered in 1570 by Diego García de Palacio, the ruins of Copán, one of the most important sites of the Mayan civilization, were not excavated until the 19th century. The ruined citadel and imposing public squares reveal the three main...
Yaxchilan, Chiapas, The Mayan Route
Video by Productora Rincones de mi Tierra

Yaxchilan, Chiapas, The Mayan Route

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