Maya kings were the centers of power for the Maya civilization. Each Maya city-
state was controlled by a dynasty of kings.
Two of the oldest and most famous Mayan leaders were Itzamn and Kukulcan.
Itzamn is said to have led the first Mayan migration into the Yucatan from the Far
Each city in the Maya Empire was ruled by a different noble family. Nobles
claimed they were the descendants of the Hero Twins. That gave them the right to
Go here to read about some of the more famous and powerful Maya city-states. ...
There were also powerful councils of leaders who ran the government.
Oct 29, 2012 ... His grave is the most ancient royal Maya burial to be found and it contains a
variety ... "He was the big chief," archaeologist Miguel Orrego of the ...
Maya Inca Aztec Kings/Emperors. Kings/Emperors ... Ancient Cities/Ruins ·
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula · Copan, Honduras · Machu Picchu, Peru · Mitla.
Aug 10, 2016 ... The ancient Maya quarried immense quantities of building stone ... and reliefs
are the chief sources of knowledge about the early Maya.
To inform and educate the world about the lost civilization of the ancient Maya
people and to provide knowledge of their society.
ancient mayan government; "mayan government"; mayan society; ancient mayan
.... with descent in the male line, the chiefs being rather custodians for the tribe ...
Mayan Gods and Goddesses. The ancient Maya had a complex pantheon of
deities whom they worshipped and offered human sacrifices. Rulers were