INAH Archaeologists Discover a large sculpture of the Maya Maize God in Palenque, Chiapas — MIKE RUGGERI’S ANCIENT AMERICAS NEWS

June 25, 2022 A 1,300 year old sculpture of the Maya Maize God has been uncovered at the Maya site of Palenque, in Chiapas. The discovery was made last July but just announced. The sculpture was placed over a pool a stuccoed floor and walls, honoring the entrance of the Maize God to the underworld. It […]

INAH Archaeologists Discover a large sculpture of the Maya Maize God in Palenque, Chiapas — MIKE RUGGERI’S ANCIENT AMERICAS NEWS

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May 21, 2022 The Oldest Evidence of the Maya Calendar found at the site of San Bartolo in Guatemala. The oldest evidence of the Maya calendar has been uncovered in Guatemala dating to 300-200 BCE at the site of San Bartolo, in the jungles north of Tikal. Two mural fragments with the 7 Deer day […]

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Mayan Moon Cycles and Astronomy — Talk Feel Heal with Rebecca Prephan

The ancient Maya people were passionate astronomers, and their central beliefs were centered around their creation story. They developed the most accurate calendar system that archaeologists still find fascinating today.  Based on the lunar cycle, a month is 29.5308 days, and the Maya based their cultural and religious events per the moon cycles. Similar to […]

Mayan Moon Cycles and Astronomy — Talk Feel Heal with Rebecca Prephan

Maya ruins of Uxmal boasts Puuc style architecture at its best; Thilini Wijesinhe; Mexico News Daily — All About World Heritage Sites

Photo: Mexico News Daily The Governor’s Palace located here is considered by many to be a masterpiece of the pre-Hispanic civilization. Source: Maya ruins of Uxmal boasts Puuc style architecture at its best

Maya ruins of Uxmal boasts Puuc style architecture at its best; Thilini Wijesinhe; Mexico News Daily — All About World Heritage Sites

Maya Site Building After Volcanic Eruptions — MIKE RUGGERI’S ANCIENT AMERICAS NEWS

September 29, 2021 Archaeologist Akira Ichikawa, at the University of Colorado Boulder, has found that the Maya returned to sites that were destroyed after a catastrophic volcanic eruption much sooner than thought. He studied the site of San Andrés in El Salvador. In AD 539, the Ilopango volcano erupted, the largest in Central America over […]

Maya Site Building After Volcanic Eruptions — MIKE RUGGERI’S ANCIENT AMERICAS NEWS

The Evolution of Maya Rulership — MIKE RUGGERI’S ANCIENT AMERICAS NEWS

September 29, 2021 Dartmouth researchers studied the Maya site of Yaxunam and E groups in the Maya lowlands that are astronomically aligned with equinoxes and solstices. Maya rulers worried the past world would interfere with their authority so they tried to erase the past. The rulers saw themselves as the embodiment of the Sun God […]

The Evolution of Maya Rulership — MIKE RUGGERI’S ANCIENT AMERICAS NEWS

Shamanism and curanderism in Mexico — Centro Studio Misteri Italiani

di Andrea Romanazzi The Mayan multiverse and the cosmic tree The Mesoamerican religious tradition derives directly from the first colonizers of the New World, t the Asian populations that 50,000 years BC they crossed the Bering Strait, together with their magical-religious beliefs including shamanism, the cult of ancestors and the belief of a multilayered universe […]

Shamanism and curanderism in Mexico — Centro Studio Misteri Italiani

13 Marvelous Mayan Ruins in Mexico You Have to Visit; Liza Sharifuddin; Adventure In You — All About World Heritage Sites

Visiting the Mayan ruins in Mexico are one of the top things to do in the country. Here are the best Maya ruins you should visit in Mexico! Source: 13 Marvelous Mayan Ruins in Mexico You Have to Visit

13 Marvelous Mayan Ruins in Mexico You Have to Visit; Liza Sharifuddin; Adventure In You — All About World Heritage Sites