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Mayan Ocarina Depicting the Death God Ah
Image by James Blake Wiener

Mayan Ocarina Depicting the Death God Ah

Ah Puch, the Mayan god of death, is often represented as having an owl's head since owls were considered symbols of death to the ancient Maya. This figurine dates to c. 600-800 CE, which coincides with the Classic Period in Mayan history...
Temple of the Vessels, Chacchoben
Image by Betsy Mark

Temple of the Vessels, Chacchoben

The Temple of the Vessels (Templo de Las Vasijas) at Maya city of Chacchoben, c. 700 CE. Bowls, pitchers, plates and other items used for religious rituals were kept here.
Censer, Maya Culture
3D Image by Geoffrey Marchal

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
3D Image by Mario_Wallner

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...
Temple I, Tikal (Guatemala) - 3D View
3D Image by albertcamps93

Temple I, Tikal (Guatemala) - 3D View

Temple I, Tikal, Gautemala. The temple was used as the tomb of Maya ruler Jasaw Chan K'awiil (r. 682-734 CE). The structure is 50 metres high and the steps climbing to the top are set at an angle of over 70 degrees.
Classical Maya Lintel - 3D View
3D Image by nate_siddle

Classical Maya Lintel - 3D View

Scanned at the British Museum. Plaque Reads: “On the second lintel from Structure 23 at Yaxchilan, the sacrificial offering of blood conjures up a visionary manifestation of Yat-Balam, founding ancestor of the dynasty of Yaxchilan. In...
Ball Court, Copan
Image by Adalberto Hernandez Vega

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 ball through a hoop placed on the side walls.
Lord Pacal
Image by Graeme Churchard

Lord Pacal

K'inich Janaab' Pacal otherwise known as Lord Pacal and Pacal the Great, 603-683 CE and Mayan king of Palenque. (National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City)
The Grand Ball Court at Chichen Itza
Image by Joshua J. Mark

The Grand Ball Court at Chichen Itza

This photo shows a stone scoring hoop high on the wall of the Great Ball Court at Chichen Itza. The opposing team's hoop is directly across from the wall in this picture. Players of the game Pok-a-Tok (considered a precursor to the modern...
Tulum
Image by Dennis Jarvis

Tulum

The Temple of the Winds at the ancient Mesoamerican site of Tulum, Mexico.