Maya Rise and Fall; Popol Vuh Museum; Guatemala City; Universidad Francisco Marroquin; Incensario; Guatemala; Mayan; Maya; .

Maya Rise and Fall; Popol Vuh Museum; Guatemala City; Universidad Francisco Marroquin; Incensario; Guatemala; Mayan; Maya; .

Guatemala. Quiriguá is an ancient Maya archaeological site along the lower Montagua river in south-eastern Guatemala.

Guatemala. Quiriguá is an ancient Maya archaeological site along the lower Montagua river in south-eastern Guatemala.

Man standing with right hand resting on Stela E, east side; near the eastern border of the Great Plaza. Quiriguá, Guatemala. Photographed by Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1894. -British Museum-

Man standing with right hand resting on Stela E, east side; near the eastern border of the Great Plaza. Quiriguá, Guatemala. Photographed by Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1894. -British Museum-

Mayan Calendar.  Based on a system that dates back to the 5th century BC, the artifact was used as a “Long Count” calendar that accurately measured thousands of years. The real reason why the calendar ends on that date eludes many, though more sensible theories posit the end date as a result of the Mayans no longer using the system and thus not creating a new one.

Mayan Calendar. Based on a system that dates back to the 5th century BC, the artifact was used as a “Long Count” calendar that accurately measured thousands of years. The real reason why the calendar ends on that date eludes many, though more sensible theories posit the end date as a result of the Mayans no longer using the system and thus not creating a new one.

Zoomorph B, man standing next to monolithic animal, south face, near the eastern border of the Great Plaza. Quiriguá, Guatemala. Photographed by Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1894. -British Museum-

Zoomorph B, man standing next to monolithic animal, south face, near the eastern border of the Great Plaza. Quiriguá, Guatemala. Photographed by Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1894. -British Museum-

Mayan Stela. Carved Limestone. Early Classic Period, Circa 300-500 A.D.

Mayan Stela. Carved Limestone. Early Classic Period, Circa 300-500 A.D.

Palenque, el gran imperio maya! mascara de jade  de Pakal

Palenque, el gran imperio maya!!

Palenque, el gran imperio maya! mascara de jade de Pakal

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