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Maya Temple, Lamanai
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Maya Temple, Lamanai

Mask Temple, Lamanai, Orange Walk District, Belize
The Maya Arch at San Gervasio, Mexico
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The Maya Arch at San Gervasio, Mexico

In Pre-Columbian days, this construction was the entrance or exit to the central part of San Gervasio, leading to the Caribbean coast. Pilgrims and traders would reach the famous sanctuary of the goddess Ix Chel and deposit an offering at...
The Maya
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The Maya "Small House" Structure at San Gervasio

Due to its architectural characteristics and its reduced size, it is almost certain that this building's use was ceremonial, especially since all that could be done in its interior was to place offerings. "Small house" (or "Chichan Nah" in...
Mexico Yucatán Yukatan UXMAL Mayan Pyramid Ruins Merida Óoxmáal
Videoby Diedrich Saathoff

Mexico Yucatán Yukatan UXMAL Mayan Pyramid Ruins Merida Óoxmáal

Uxmal bezeichnet die Ruinen einer ehemals großen und kulturell bedeutenden Stadt der Maya in Mexiko. Uxmal is an ancient Maya city of the classical period in present-day Mexico. Uxmal es una antigua ciudad maya del periodo clásico...
Lost Temples: Mayan Pyramids of Chichen Itza
Videoby National Geographic

Lost Temples: Mayan Pyramids of Chichen Itza

Why did the Maya abandon their magnificent city of Chichen Itza? See All National Geographic Videos http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/?source=4001
Ball Court, Copan
Imageby Adalberto Hernandez Vega

Ball Court, Copan

The ball court of the Mayan city of Copan. The game was popular across Mesoamerica and the objective was to put a rubber ball through a hoop placed on the side walls.
Tulum
Imageby Dennis Jarvis

Tulum

The Temple of the Winds at the ancient Mesoamerican site of Tulum, Mexico.
Climate Change & Disaster - Linking Antiquity and Present
Lessonby Marion Wadowski

Climate Change & Disaster - Linking Antiquity and Present

This activity can be done in class as a discussion, given as homework or assignment for an essay or a presentation. It includes keys and all the material needed. You can just print and roll with it in your class without preparation!In this...
Sumerian Civilization: Inventing the Future
Articleby Joshua J. Mark

Sumerian Civilization: Inventing the Future

Imagine something that has never been thought of before. If one holds a book in one's hands, one can imagine an e-book, a large-print book, a picture book, all kinds of books. But how does one imagine a book in a world where even the concept...
Bronze Age Collapse
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Bronze Age Collapse

The Bronze Age Collapse (also known as Late Bronze Age Collapse) is a modern-day term referring to the decline and fall of major Mediterranean civilizations during the 13th-12th centuries BCE. The precise cause of the Bronze Age Collapse...
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