Maya on the Internet
Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya, the first exhibition ever devoted to this subject in the United States, will demonstrate the visual magnificence of ancient Maya art with over 130 masterworks drawn from the some 30 public and private lenders in Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Chile, the United States, Switzerland, England, and Australia. On view in the National Gallery of Art, East Building, Mezzanine and Upper Level, Washington, DC, USA.
Hudson Museum - University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA. Worldviews: Maya Ceramics from the Palmer Collection. Ceramics produced by ancient Maya scribes and artisans contain a wealth of information about religion and beliefs and show views of the worlds important to the Maya.
Fantastic photos of Maya
Archaeological Sites in Mexico, Belize and Guatemala by B.
Great photos of Chichen
Itza, Uxmal and other Maya archaeological sites by the Villanova
Stevan Davies' Maya
Art Pages have great photographs of Maya vases by Justin Kerr
and a photographic journey through the classic Maya site of Copan,
in Honduras. Arguably, the finest painting and sculpture produced
by the Maya civilization during its classic period (400-800 A.D.).
David R. Hixson of Tulane University's, Department of Anthropology
has an excellent collection of Mesoamerican
Tour Operator - Since 1989 this company has established an excellent
reputation for creating Custom Designed Tours to fit your specific
interests and needs. They operate tours that focus on one or a Combination
of the following areas: Birdwatching, Natural History, Archaeology,
Culture, Adventure (Kayaking).
Scuba Diving in Maya territory
Scuba Diving the Maya Land, The
Akumal Dive Shop, a highly recommended scuba diving operation
to explore the Maya Reef (the world's second largest coral reef in
front of Mexico's Caribbean coast) and the Maya Cenotes (inland fresh
Aventuras XTC Dive
Center - A full service dive center in Xcalak, Quintana Roo,
México, offers PADI recreational scuba training--everything
from Bubblemakers to Nitrox and all levels in between. Recreational
diving, Chinchorro Atoll dive trips, fishing-fly and deep sea, snorkeling,
and sightseeing tours.
Lodging in Maya land
Ecological lodging by the sea in comfortable Maya style cabañas?
Experience Costa de Cocos
in Xcalak, Quintana Roo, a natural gateway to the best fly fishing,
scuba diving, snorkeling and sea kayaking adventures on the Caribbean
Coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Costa de Cocos has been commended
for its care for nature's bounty and commitment to its respect.
Discover the beauty of an island of the Maya. Holbox
Beach Hotel Faro Viejo graciously stands on the seashore of
one Mexico's most beautiful and uncrowded islands, an oasis for travelers
who enjoy comfort and the natural beauty of a destination unknown
so far by most people. Holbox Island's bird watching, fishing and
fine sand beaches will delight you.
The Maya Caribbean coast is amazing, enjoy it staying at Akumal's
most prestigious resort. Las
Casitas Akumal exclusive location on the calm, turquoise waters
of Akumal Bay will offer even the most discriminating visitor all
that might be expected - and more. Akumal Bay - the jewel of Mexico's
Riviera Maya. Once visited
. Never forgotten. Las Casitas offers
spacious, air conditioned, two bedroom "casitas" (little
houses) located on Akumal Bay's beautiful seashore. Your private Casita
is only steps away from the powdery white sand and turquoise blue
Yoga in a superb ambience in the land of the Maya? Yes, you will find
this plus amazing deserted beaches, exquisite vegetarian and seafood
cuisine, world class massages and treatments, tours to the area's
Maya sites, airport transportation and more in Tulum, Mexico at this
prestigious resort. Maya Tulum,
bathed by the magical and warm waters of the Caribbean Sea. It is
located at the entrance of the national park Sian Ka'an (mayan for
'where the sky is born'), an intact biosphere reserve of lagoons,
mangroves, tropical rain-forest and beaches. Maya Tulum is a community
center designed to provide a natural and supportive environment for
individuals and groups searching for relaxation and well-being within
the context of personal growth.
a great website that explores Mesoamerican cultures, even has a searchable
Popol Vuh, the sacred book of the Maya relates the story of
creation. Translation by James A. Fox, Ph.D., Assoc. Professor Dept.
of Anthropological Sciences, Stanford University.
Maya Astronomy Page, information on Maya mathematics, glyphs,
calendar and astronomy, along with additional links.
can reveal many aspects of a culture: religion, trade, society, public
health, etc. From a religious perspective, burials mostly reveal the
ancient Mayas' beliefs about the afterlife.
Art depicts sacrifice and bloodletting
as a primary element of Maya ritual. Numerous murals show lords and
kings puncturing themselves with stingray spines, thorns, or lancets.
of Guatemala, you will enjoy this excellent listing of Maya
Mesoamerica, pages that focus on various aspects of the study
of Native American culture.
Abington Friends School, a tangible connection to America's
Quaker heritage teaches Maya culture to its students.
Welcome to Tzuc Te - The World
Tree, much information about the Maya.
Civilization--Past & Present, Native American culture's site,
has a section dedicated to the Maya with many links to Maya info.
Hermetic Systems, this
website is a very good information resource, and it provides access
to software, either free or affordable. It has complete sections on
Mayan Epigraphic Database Project (MED), an experiment in networked
scholarship with the purpose of enhancing Classic Mayan epigraphic research.
Mesoamerican Civilizations, a great website by Kevin L. Callahan
of the University of Minnesota Department of Anthropology. It supplies
information regarding Mesoamerican Civilizations. The primary groups
addressed are the Maya, Mixtec, Zapotec, and Aztec.
Mérida, Capital city of the State of Yucatán is by far your best entryway
to Mexico's Maya World. When planning your visit be sure to enjoy Internet's
version of an excellent local publication Yucatan
Today-The Travel Guide. It provides up to date information on
just about anything you want to know regarding this area.
Today's Maya Art
Arte Maya Tz'utuhil Gallery,
painters and paintings from the highlands of Guatemala.
A good source for Maya-related books is: A
Clean Well Lighted Place for Books.
Four Ahau Press, publishes new perspectives relating to the
cosmology of the Maya.
Usenet newsgroup: sci.archaeology.mesoamerican
. Basic discussions about Pre-Columbian topics. Here is a link to its
Asked Questions) file.
A very good selection of Typical
Mexican Cuisine recipes can be found at this University of Guadalajara
website. Some are of Maya origin, and all are certainly Mesoamerican.
The Indigenous Information Exchange, a new aboriginal resource
a Maya dog and His Ancestors
Do you know of a Maya related website not listed here?
Please drop us a note here
and we will include it on this list. Thank you.
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