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Coastal Maya Sites along the Maya Riviera
If you're visiting the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, be sure to visit the Riviera Coast and the Mayan sites you find there.
Puuc is a word used to indicate both a region of the Yucatan peninsula which was ruled by the Maya; and a Maya architectural style
The Ancient Maya or Mayans?
English-speaking Mayanist scholars have a preference when you use "Maya" and when you use "Mayan": even if on the web the two terms are often used interchangeably.
The Maya Highlands includes the southeastern part of the Maya civilization, located in the volcanic mountains of Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras and el Salvador.
There are three surviving Maya codices known in the world: Dresden, Madrid, and Paris, named because that's where the codices ended up, in museums in those cities.
Study Guide to the Maya Civilization
An introduction to the great Maya civilization, including detailed timeline, important archaeological sites, king lists, religion, politics, economics, and a bibliography.
Maya Site Q Found
A newly discovered stone panel at the Classic Period Maya (AD 250-900) capital city called La Corona in Guatemala has given researchers at Yale University enough evidence to confidently identify it as the long-sought city called Site Q.
An E-Group is a special collection of buildings found on over 60 archaeological sites throughout the Maya Lowland, which the Maya might have been used for astronomical, ritual and political reasons.
The Role of the Plaza in Maya Festivals
Like many pre-modern societies, the Classic period Maya (AD 250-900 AD) used ritual and ceremony performed by the rulers or elites to appease gods, repeat historical events, and prepare for the future. But not all ceremonies were secret rituals; in fact, many were public rituals, theatrical performances and dances played in public arenas to unite communities and express political power relationships.
Maya Civilization Economics
The Maya civilization had an extensive economic system, based on trade and agriculture. Here are some details of some of that system.