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Mayan Research

Welcome to History Link 101's Mayan Research Page.  History Link 101 is a site developed for World History Classes, by a World History Teacher.     


Archeology


A Day at Blue Creek Dig Information on Mayan Archeological dig.
        Visual = 5 Content = 4    Y5000

Mesoamerican Archaeoastronomy Series of essays on calendars, dates, numbers, and more of Mesoamerican Pre-Spanish.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    Y5010

Major Mesoamerican Sites Links to pages on the major archeological sites of pre and post Classical Era.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    Y5020

Catalog of Zapotec Effigy Vessels Links to illustrations and explantations of vessel.
        Visual = 5 Content = 3    Y5030

Piedras Negras Archaeology Archeological paper on the findings in 1931-1939 known as Piedras Negras. Four PDF files at the bottom of the page with the report, includes images.
        Visual = 3 Content = 5    Y5040
   

 

Mayan Calendar System

  
The Mayan In depth essay on calendar and Math system.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    Y5050
 
How the Mayan Calendar Works 
        Visual = 4 Content = 5    Y5060

Mayan Calendar Glyphs
        Visual = 5 Content = 3    Y5070

Mayan Calendar With explanations of how the calendar worked and it's accuracy.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    Y5080

Mayan Calendar With color pictures of glyphs.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    Y5090

 

Mayan Language         


Mayan Inscriptions Click on the tablet and the columns are interpreted.
        Visual = 3 Content = 4    Y5100

Mayan Codices  Very comprehensive site on the Mayan language.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    Y5110 

 

Timelines

  
Mexican Timeline Includes Mexico, Europe,  USA, and world areas with links.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    Y5120

Mesoamerican Timeline Nice, one-page visual of cultural development in Mesoamerica.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    Y5130

Mayan Timeline of Major City Centers Table on page show the development of major cities based on time period.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    Y5140

Mayan Timeline to Present 
        Visual = N/A Content = 4    Y5150

 

 

 

Original Text

  
Jaguar in the Night Excerpts of adventurer Teobert Maler's journal and photos of his expedition to Tikal in 1895.
        Visual = 4 Content = 4    Y5160
  

 

Other Sites         


Why did Copan Collapse? By Annenberg/CPB.  Site gives archeological clues found at Copan and has you try to come up with a conclusion.  Click on "Why did Copan Collapse?" to enter the site.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    Y5170

Copan Monuments Scholarly look at monuments at Copan. At bottom of page is links to PDF files of a very extensive manual with descriptions, illustrations and images.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    Y5180

Images of the Mayan Details the art of current day Mayan people.
        Visual = 4 Content = 3    Y5190

History Channel Rise and Fall of Mayan Empire  Video and images of the Mayan Culture.
        Visual =5  Content = 5 Y5200

Rulers of Palenque List of Rulers from this city.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    Y5210

Mesoamerican History One page summary, including the Maya.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    Y5220

Food of Ancient Mayan Divided by time period.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    Y5230

Who's Who in Ancient Maya Large resources on famous people and how names were used and identified. Very comprehensive.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    Y5240

Dissertations and Theses Papers on Mesoamerica Twenty one listed.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    Y5250

Links to Pre Columbian Sites Links are to research type sites.
        Visual = N/A Content = 3    Y5260