The ancient Maya civilization occupied the eastern third of Mesoamerica, primarily the Yucatan Peninsula. The topography of the area greatly varied from volcanic mountains, which comprised the highlands in the South
The Maya civilization was a Mesoamerican civilization developed by the Maya
peoples, noted for the Maya hieroglyphic script, the only known fully developed ...
The Maya civilization was one of the most dominant indigenous societies of
Mesoamerica (a term used to describe Mexico and Central America before the
Mayan culture is known for its spectacular art, impressive architecture, and
sophisticated mathematical and astronomical systems which were all way ahead
began to develop in the Pre-Classic period, around 1000 B.C. and was at its heyday between 300 and 900 A.D. The Maya are well known for their writing, of which a great part can now be read, as well as for their advanced mathematics, astronomy and calendric... More »
Dec 6, 2013 ... The Maya civilization was never unified; rather, it consisted of numerous small
states, ruled by kings, each apparently centred on a city.
Today, more than seven million Maya live in their original homelands of ... The
Maya are guardians of their culture and actively work to rediscover their own past
Jul 6, 2012 ... The Maya are an indigenous people of Mexico and Central America who have
continuously inhabited the lands comprising modern-day ...
Maya recorded parts of their history and predictions in stone inscriptions that can
be seen today in stelae and the remains of elaborate cities, buildings and ...
The ancient Mayans are renowned among historians and archaeologists as
being an incredibly advanced culture that excelled at mathematics, astronomy