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Maya, Aztec, Inca

Aztecs, Maya, and Inca. A good way to visualize the difference between Inca (South America), Maya (Central America) and Aztec (Mexico).

by Cory Godbey In 1839, John Lloyd Stephens, an American lawyer, and Frederick Catherwood, an English artist and architect, found themselves in the midst of a civil war in Central America. Wh

So A Lawyer And An Artist Walk Into A Jungle... (Muddy Colors)

Drawing From the Past Maya Antiquity Through the Eyes of Frederick Catherwood : Idol and Altar at Copán

Chapter 8: Great photo of the Chac moll atop Templo de los Guerreros

Chapter Great photo of the Chac moll atop Templo de los Guerreros

Maya. Rattle depicting a goddess. 600–800 AD. Late classic Maya. Shared by Edith Cruz

Rattle depicting a goddess A. Late Classic Maya The figurine presents a high-class woman, as denoted by her fine jade jewelry and fashionable, stepped-bang hairdo. She is framed by war serpents that likely constitute a portal, possible one.

Los Mayas de Chiapas, Ayer y Hoy    Foto de la Izquierda: Mujer de San Cristóbal de las Casas. Foto de la Derecha: Dintel 26 de Yaxchilán    Imagen vía Cultura y Lengua Maya

Los Mayas de Chiapas, Ayer y Hoy Foto de la Izquierda: Mujer de San Cristóbal de las Casas. Foto de la Derecha: Dintel 26 de Yaxchilán Imagen vía Cultura y Lengua Maya

El Caracol means "the snail", and its not entirely clear as to this why this appellation was applied. This largest of Belize Maya sites is just 25 miles south of San Ignacio, where we are staying!

Of all the Maya sites in Central America, Caracol Belize is one of the largest and most important, and you can learn about it here.

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