Located on several islands in teal-blue lakes, this little-known ancient site inspires awe and wonder
To the Maya, this gigantic snake has been a water guardian for millennia. Could it be a real creature?
The small ruined city of Labna in the Yucatan could be described as “intense.”
He reigned over 68 years and was one of the most important rulers of the ancient Maya.
Many myths and legends of the Maya survive into the 21st Century. Here are 3.
The Mayan death-bat god Camazotz is still misunderstood by researchers.
With dazzling architecture, Kabah was unique among ancient Maya cities.
After the Classic Maya Collapse, what happened in the Yucatán?
A magnificent city in the jungle still has many stories to tell.
The stories of 3 powerful Maya women are etched in stone for all to see centuries later.
Some of the most elaborate art and architecture exist in this ancient Maya city.
Evidence suggests that the ancient Maya had outposts in Florida.
This mysterious pyramid is the tallest in Mexico may be dedicated to time itself.
Once nearly extinct, this unusual dog has played an important role in Mexico since ancient times
The most breathtaking paintings of the ancient Americas exist in a remote jungle ruin.
The most well-known pyramid in Mexico is still shrouded in mystery.
A lavish tomb of a female Maya ruler was discovered in 1994 at Palenque. The identity of the woman is still unknown.
Parts of a 19th Century theory still exist today linking ancient Mexico to a fabulous lost kingdom
In 1562 a Franciscan friar serving in the Yucatan burned thousands of Maya artifacts including dozens of books.
Did a group of ancient Maya leave earth many centuries ago?
Twin brothers played an important role in the Maya story of the creation of the universe.
The ancient Maya were quintessential stargazers. What did they believe about the earth and the universe?
A wide variety of hallucinogenic substances have been used in Mexico for thousands of years.
A beautiful writing system emerged from the jungles of Mexico over 2,000 years ago. Here is its story.