Culture of Mayans
Maya society was broken into a class structure with four main levels: the nobility (Almehenob'), the priesthood (Ah'kinob'), the common people (Ah'chembal uinieol'), and the slaves (Pencat'ob')
There were also Classic Maya terms for occupations, such as Itz’aat, “artisan”; Uxul, “stonecutter”; b’aah uxul, “head stonecutter”; Ah Bich’ul, “sculptor” or “polisher”; Ah Tz’ib, “scribe”; and for Priest or Shamans as: Ah K’uhun, Ah K’uhul Hu’n, and Ah K’uhuun, terms variously interpreted as “he of the holy books, ” “keeper of the paper/headbands, ” or “he who worships.
In the Agricultural field they developed innovative techniques, using the fertile soils of the swamps (Humedales or Bajos), and irrigation systems. In the tropical lowlands of Guatemala, the Maya built an agrarian civilization that supported the highest population densities in the pre-industrial Americas at least 20 times what it is in today’s Guatemala, even though, their biggest cities were away from the water. At its peak, the Maya civilization and economy functioned through many states each run by an aristocratic family which claimed direct links with the Gods, mostly the God of Maize, and passed ruling power from father to son in the manner of royalty.
The Tombs where elaborated and with many objects, the jars are an offering for water. The green and blue s€†€¢ìRPgjade symbolize maize, or corn. The upright jade axes symbolize sprouting maize plants. This is a cosmic offering. A cruciform is the shape of the Maya cosmos
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