Facts About The Mayans

Mysteries of the Maya
Mysteries of the Maya
The collapse of the Maya civilization is considered one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the ancient world. One can only speculate their downfall from the numerous explanations presented by researchers. The differences of their accounts imply the Maya and their way of life is virtually a complete…
Interesting Facts about Mayan civilization
Interesting Facts about Mayan civilization
Tikal is just two hours away from the Belizean border and remains one of the most popular attractions in Guatemala. Almost any traveler who visits the western part of Belize (San Ignacio Town) travels to Guatemala for the day to visit this majestic Maya site. Located in the Peten Region of Guatemala…
Facts about Mesoamerica
Facts about Mesoamerica
About Mesoamerica Mesoamerica is an area that stretches from southern Mexico through Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador. The region is exceptionally diverse geographically, biologically, and culturally, and gave rise to several of the New World’s most complex societies, including the Olmec…
Aztecs, Mayans
Aztecs, Mayans
I read this book aloud to my children. Although it is recommended for Grades 5 and up, my elder daughter is in Grade 4 and can handle mature subject matter. I thought that this book was a good overview of these three civilizations. The content is interesting, and the book includes comprehension questions…
Map of Ancient Maya
Map of Ancient Maya
Experts have debunked a teen s claim that he discovered a lost Mayan city using star maps. While satellite images show the presence of structures in the location, there is no guarantee that it was indeed a long-lost ancient Mayan civilization. ( Canadian Space Agency ) Experts have debunked a Canadian…
Facts about Mayan Calendar
Facts about Mayan Calendar
The Mayan calendars are methods of measuring time that were developed by the ancient Mayans. They are rather impressive and have evoked the curiosity of many astronomy and/or archaeology experts. They have been studied extensively and they appear to be interpreted well. However, there is one calendar…
Facts about the Mayans
Facts about the Mayans
The earliest known Maya settlements date to approximately 1800 B.C. These early Maya peoples were agricultural, and grew various crops, such as corn, beans, squash and cassava. During the classical Maya period, from A.D. 250 to 900, the Maya built impressive cities from stone, including huge stepped…