Caracol Maya Ruins
Caracol is the largest known Maya site in Belize and one of the biggest in the Maya world. Caracol had an estimated population of 180,000 people. The enormous central core area covered 15 square miles. Credit: Patrick J Endres
Columna antropomorfa polícroma – Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino
Maya; Column polychrome anthropomorphic; Ceramic; Late Classic period from 600 to 900 AD and Texcalac Coyotlatelco phases.
Copan Ruins Artifacts I by Trude Janssen
These photograph are taken at "Las Ruinas de Copan", Honduras. These ruins are considered to be one of the most spectacular city's of the ancient Mayas civilization. The Copan Ruins are located in the western part of Honduras, about 60 kilometers from the border with Guatemala. Copan - known as Xukpi to the Maya - was the dominant Mayan city in the south of their territory. Its rich stone sculptures and intricate hieroglyphs make Copan a main attraction along 'La Ruta Maya'. It was declared…
Great Mayan Cities
Stele from Palenque showing one of that city's dynastic rulers I just finished reading Michael D. Coe’s book on the Maya, apparently a standard basic text on the subject and I enjoyed it immensely. The subject is fascinating, and Coe genuinely loves the people and their civilization. His book has gone through many editions, and the one I read is the eighth and latest with a lot of new discoveries and major revisions in Maya studies just in the last ten years. Our conception of the old Maya…
White Dog Blog
Jade Mayan Mask, 600 AD. I chose this one plainly on how beautiful the masks of the Mayans really were. This one is made out of the jade stone. I can't even imagine how long it took them with their few resources and how difficult it must have been to get all the little details.