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    Seated Male Figure, Mexico, Teotihuacan, Teotihuacán, 200-600, Obsidian

    Mural found inside a pyramid at the ancient Maya site of Calakmul, Mexico. This shows maize, salt and daily life on this mural.


    A Mayan corbel arch, Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico.

    Playa de Tulum, Tulum, Mexico

    Machu Picchu, The finest stonework is found in the Sacred District. Below the temple is a cave known as the Royal Tomb, with more splendid stonework.

    Maya complex, Uxmal, Mexico, uncredited photo

    Ancient Maya Dance by Wojciech Toman on 500px

    This mask represents the Jaguar God, who first appeared in the Olmec culture as a were-jaguar. Flared nostrils, scrolled eyebrows, and pointed teeth are typical features of this deity. He is also the God of Rain and Lightning who lives in the Underworld. Maya kings and nobles wore jaguar skins and headdresses as a symbol of their elevated status.

    Kneeling Figure Mexico or Guatemala, Maya, CE 500-600 Reported from Tabasco-Peten border area Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art

    jaina warrior

    Lamanai is a Mesoamerican archaeological site, and was once a considerably sized city of the Maya civilization, located in the north of Belce Belize

    Although this is a priest of the Mayan civilization, Mayans' came to be after the Olmec so this is a possibly shared symbol. Since the Olmec is so old not much is known about them, but priests were the highest ranked in their social class as well as medicine doctors and protectors. -- Social Class

    Palenque , Chiapas (My favorite of all the Mexican temple ruins)

    international: Mayan god, their art is so beautiful!


    Chichen Itza Sunset . Mexico

    Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico’s Riviera Maya region. © David A. Kamm

    Stela 14 from Piedras Negras, Guatemala, Classic Maya, 758 CE Classic Maya,758 CE Penn Museum

    Ek Balam- Winged Maya Warriors México

    Mother and Child, Mexico, Southern Veracruz, Nopiloa, 600-900, Ceramic with slip

    Chalchihuitlicue goddess The Aztec goddess of bodies of water and wife of Tlaloc the rain deity. Anthropology museum Mexico City

    Aztec Medicine Man . Mexico City