Mayan Culture

Sacrifice in Mayan culture
Sacrifice in Mayan culture
Today I visited a brand new museum in the State of Yucatan in Mexico. I was there to discuss the strategy and activities UNESCO s freshwater programme IHP with representatives from all continents. What struck me most in this museum was the orange statue of this god, put high up on a small temple. The…
Modern Mayan culture
Modern Mayan culture
Mount Holyoke College senior Harrison Gage was intrigued when she learned she would spend the summer cataloguing precious Mayan “poison flasks” during an internship in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress. Rather than deadly concoctions, however, she learned that the vase-like containers…