Maya Civilization

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Ancient Mayan Statue with QR Code Face. Aliens Warning Us?

Ancient Mayan Statue Has QR Code On It's Face. Aliens Warning Us?

The ancient Mayan ruins of Mexico have nearly all, but a few, been excavated and their treasures placed in museums all over Mexico. This is not news. However, what may come as a shock to many, is that there are believers worldwide who fully believe that these statues hold proof that they were…

  Aztecas Art, Maya Civilization, Black Indians, Indigenous Art, Ancient History, Ancient Egypt, African American History, South America, Black History

Lacandonia única - National Geographic en Español

Reunión de arquitectura, arte y naturaleza. Palenque Estela labrada Mural de Bonampak Usumacinta Lacanja

Late Classic, Maya Place made: Uaymil Island, Maya area, Campeche, Mexico-Polychrome dish with a glyph-like decoration of a combination hand and face Hispanic Art, Maya Civilization, Vases, Mesoamerican, Inca, Mexican Folk Art, Ancient Artifacts, Glyphs, Pottery Art

Polychrome dish with a glyph-like decoration of a combination hand and face (y1967-147)

Maya (modern depiction of a scribe copying a text while others make paper) Mayan History, Ancient History, Maya Civilization, Aztec Ruins, Inka, Sword And Sorcery, Indigenous Art, Mexican Art, Native American Art

National Geographic Image Collection

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Sculpture of God K in the Tonina Museum Tikal, Aztec Architecture, Colombian Culture, Maya Civilization, Aztec Art, Mesoamerican, Inca, Mayan Ruins, Ancient Jewelry

The Mayan Ruins of Tonina - Uncovered History

The Maya city of Tonina is a fascinating puzzle. At its heart, a 72m pyramid rises to the heavens encoded with symbolism and covered in mysterious temples. It is most famous for it carved statues of bound captives that have given it a bloody reputation. However, its esoteric features suggest it may have been a deeply religious centre devoted to the study of time.

Treasures of Mexico: The Mixtec, Aztec & Maya Codices that Survived the Conquistadors Conquistador, Wall Art Prints, Poster Prints, Maya Civilization, Mayan Cities, Inka, Mesoamerican, Arte Popular, Ancient History

Treasures of Mexico: The Mixtec, Aztec & Maya Codices that Survived the Conquistadors

When Europeans arrived in the New World, they did not only kill people with war, slavery and disease, they also attempted to destroy the cultures of the native peoples.

Mexican Folk Painting is as assorted as Mexican culture and like many other folk art styles in the country is a blend. Maya Civilization, Mexican Folk Art, Native Indian, African History, Ancient History, Black History, Archaeology, Painting, Temples

Mexican Folk Painting

Mexican Folk Painting is as assorted as Mexican culture and like many other folk art styles in the country is a blend...

Lords of Creation: More Info 365 Day Calendar, Maya Civilization, Archaeological Finds, Mexica, Mesoamerican, Vases, Inca, Indigenous Art, Jade Pendant

Why did Mormon Emphasize the Zoramites’ Costly Apparel?

When Alma and his missionary companions went to reclaim the apostate Zoramites, Mormon repeatedly contrasted the wealthy Zoramites and their costly apparel with the poor who were cast out because of their coarse clothing. This Book of Mormon story, filled with contrasting images and ironies related to clothing, warns against materialism and excessive concern for outward appearances. It also shows that the righteous will ultimately be cared for, protected, and “clothed with purity.”