Perhaps the greatest Maya mystery of all is the cause of the civilization’s abrupt decline
Naked men in twisted poses, the so-called Dancers from Monte Albán, are as mysterious as it gets.
Rainmakers were vital in the traditional Mesoamerican community. Who were they? How did they bring rain?
How could a cross speak? Was the Cross a hoax or a real artefact?
Ancient Mesoamerican wearing goggles. An ancient astronaut? A pilot in another life? A ball player? A warrior? Curious to find out?
The oldest Mesoamerican acrobat was Olmec. Did they have a circus? Was it just entertainment? And how about the Maya?
Who were the Maya scribes? Where did they learn to write? And were all ancient Maya literate?
The Mesoamerican ball game has been played for 3,600 years. It was not just a sporting game; it was a ritual and drama. Find out why....
The legendary monsters and strange creatures on the Mesoamerican pyramids. Find out what they represent.
Dwarfs were often depicted in Mesoamerican arts. Were they marginalised individuals like in other ancient civilisations? Or were they respected?
Snake worship was present in many ancient cultures but the Maya revered the Feathered Serpent. What does this cult mean?
The politically fragmented Maya engaged in many wars against each other. So what was the fate of the losers?
Did you know that 'star wars' come from the Mayan civilisation? Which stars were involved? What were these wars?
Did the Maya believe in angels? If not, how can we explain the figures with wings at the entrance to the tomb of Ukit Kan Le'k Tok' in Ek' Balam?
The Descending God intrigued me from the first moment I came across his existence and he is, for sure, guilty for my passion for everything Maya.