Maya, the Mesoamerican Indians occupying a nearly continuous territory in southern Mexico, Guatemala, and northern Belize. Before the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Central America, the Maya possessed one of the greatest civilizations of the Western Hemisphere. Learn more about the Maya here.
In the 1840s, John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood studied Maya civilization with the best technology the 19th century had to offer: compelling words and captivating artwork captured during a jungle expedition.
size: 15x22in Stretched Canvas Print: Mayan Kukulkan Temple Yucatan : Artists Using advanced technology, we print the image directly onto canvas, stretch it onto support bars, and finish it with hand-painted edges and a protective coating.
The collapse of the Maya civilization is often attributed to drought, but is the explanation really as simple as that? On the basis of evidence from their respective fields, an archaeologist and a palaeoclimatologist call for a more nuanced assessment.
Jade Mayan Mask, 600 AD. I chose this one plainly on how beautiful the masks of the Mayans really were. This one is made out of the jade stone. I can't even imagine how long it took them with their few resources and how difficult it must have been to get all the little details.