Tag Results for "Maya"
Curiosity seekers and tourists are planning to perform pre-Columbian rituals at the Tortuguero Monument in southeastern Mexico, where the first inscription referring to Dec. 21, 2012, as the end of a Mayan era was found. continue reading »
Mexican researchers have reconstructed the political, economic, religious and cultural life of the ancient Mayan capital of Palenque on the basis of inscriptions left behind by its governing caste, the National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said Wednesday. continue reading »
A group of children at an elementary school in Denver decided to decorate blankets with drawings based on Mayan hieroglyphics and donate them to a nearby nursing home. continue reading »
Restoration works at Chichen Itza have confirmed the hypothesis that the ballgame played in that ancient Mayan city in southeastern Mexico had an astronomical function, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »
The tomb of a powerful seventh-century Maya queen was discovered at the El Peru-Waka site in the northwestern Guatemalan province of Peten, archaeologists said Wednesday. continue reading »
The tomb site was marked with a symbol of royalty among the ancient Maya: The Jester God it read. continue reading »