The carved tomb lid of King Pacal c. 684 AD. He's riding a rocket.

Palenque Image: Space Traveller in Ancient Maya

Palenque Image is an ancient Mexican artefact. It was the lid of sarcophagus found in a pre-Columbian temple in Palenque. This image has given rise to a lot of speculation over the possibility of h…

Beautiful works of art such as this jade mosaic mask were created by the Maya not through the use of metal tools, for jade was too hard to be worked by the metals available to the Pre-Columbian Maya. Whatever its previous function may have been, today we are captivated by its spell, and in awe of the artist whose creative efforts produced this dramatic work of Ancient Mayan art.

Beautiful works of art such as this jade mosaic mask were created by the Maya without metal tools. Jade was too hard to be worked by the metals available to the Pre-Columbian Maya.

Ancient Maya Art, Aztec Mayan Inca, Civilization

Ancient Maya Mayan Art Plaque Sculpture Replica Reproduction

Mayan Art | Stone carving of the Mayan king Janaab' Pakal I, 603-683 CE

La guerra entre los antiguos mayas (Cuarta parte): Atavíos

Mayan Art: Stone carving of the Mayan king Janaab' Pakal C. I find this carving to be quite sexy.

Travel photography in Mexico -- Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico's Riviera Maya region.

Statue of an Ancient Mayan Warrior (Riviera Maya, Mexico)

Statue of an Ancient Mayan Warrior (Riviera Maya, Mexico) - Statue of a Mayan Warrior - Riviera Maya, Mexico

Ancient Maya art - Wikipedia

Ancient Maya art - Wikipedia

Ancient Maya Man    This very expressive sculpture of an ancient Maya man is in the collection of the Saint Louis Art Museum

Mayan art - This very expressive sculpture of an ancient Maya man is in the collection of the Saint Louis Art Museum

Stela A Copan 02 - Ancient Maya art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Stela A Copan 02 - Ancient Maya art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

No Belize vacation is complete without a visit to the beautifully preserved ancient Maya archaeological sites. Read on to learn about each of the 7 protected Maya archaeological sites you can visit on your trip.

Maya Ruins in Belize: The Mundo Maya

No Belize vacation is complete without a visit to the beautifully preserved ancient Mayan archaeological sites. Read on to learn about each of the 7 protected Maya archaeological sites you can visit on your trip.

Ancient Maya art

Classic Mayan period (Mesoamerican, c. CE) A Rich Mayan Man CE) Painted ceramic figurine from Jaina Island Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Mexico City

The large carved stone sarcophagus lid is a famous piece of Classic Maya art.

MAYAN RELIEF: The large carved stone sarcophagus lid is a famous piece of Classic Maya art.

Plants of the Ancient Maya -- In 2001, a graduate student named Charles Zidar heard a lecture on the polychrome ceramics of the Classic Maya. The lecturer mentioned, in passing, that the botanical motifs with which many of these ceramics were decorated remained unidentified. This remark inspired Zidar, a natural historian and archaeologist, to focus his research on plants illustrated on Maya ceramics, culminating in the creation of a botanical database of the plants depicted in Classic Maya…

In a graduate student named Charles Zidar heard a lecture on the polychrome ceramics of the Classic Maya. The lecturer mentioned, in passing, that the

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