Inca: The Liturgical Fountains of Machu Picchu. Sixteen fountains had spiritual and sacred value to the Citadel.  This civilization used to believe that the natural elements, like water or fire, were actually gods, originating the Inca mythology.

Inca: The Liturgical Fountains of Machu Picchu. Sixteen fountains had spiritual and sacred value to the Citadel. This civilization used to believe that the natural elements, like water or fire, were actually gods, originating the Inca mythology.

Chaac - The Mayan God who made Queen Elizabeth run! Read the original post to understand this

Chaac - The Mayan God who made Queen Elizabeth run! Read the original post to understand this

An unbelievable wealth of Mayan artifacts – especially known for its “Stelae “and cultured decorations can be found in the west Honduras at the Mayan temple ruins of Coba.  Interestingly this large city of the Maya was mysteriously abandoned sometimes after the 5’Th century Twitter : @ChichenItza Bob http://chichenitzablog.cancunchichenitzatours.com/

An unbelievable wealth of Mayan artifacts – especially known for its “Stelae “and cultured decorations can be found in the west Honduras at the Mayan temple ruins of Coba. Interestingly this large city of the Maya was mysteriously abandoned sometimes after the 5’Th century Twitter : @ChichenItza Bob http://chichenitzablog.cancunchichenitzatours.com/

Temple of the Inscriptions, Palenque: Very well preserved, the Temple of the Inscriptions is named for hieroglyphics found inside. (Photo Credit: Wolfgang Meier/Corbis)

Temple of the Inscriptions, Palenque: Very well preserved, the Temple of the Inscriptions is named for hieroglyphics found inside. (Photo Credit: Wolfgang Meier/Corbis)

Yaxchilan lintel 41  Maya, Late Classic period (AD 600-900)  From Yaxchilán, Mexico    This is the upper part of a limestone lintel found by A.P. Maudslay in front of the left (south) doorway of Structure 42. The lower section of the lintel is damaged.

Yaxchilan lintel 41 Maya, Late Classic period (AD 600-900) From Yaxchilán, Mexico This is the upper part of a limestone lintel found by A.P. Maudslay in front of the left (south) doorway of Structure 42. The lower section of the lintel is damaged.

Mayan: Structures featured writing systems of hieroglyphics represent phonetic sounds combined with pictures to form words.

Mayan: Structures featured writing systems of hieroglyphics represent phonetic sounds combined with pictures to form words.

Mayan: Tulum (fence or wall) was built by Mayans on the Yucatan Peninsula and inhabited between 13th and 15th centuries. A step runs along the base of the foundation with columns running up the triangular structure resembling an Egyptian pyramid. Molding at the top of narrow doorways.

Mayan: Tulum (fence or wall) was built by Mayans on the Yucatan Peninsula and inhabited between 13th and 15th centuries. A step runs along the base of the foundation with columns running up the triangular structure resembling an Egyptian pyramid. Molding at the top of narrow doorways.

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