Maya, Olmec and Pre-Columbian Ruins in Guatemala
Tikal, Mirador, Copan, Quirigua, Uaxactun, Piedras Negras, Seibal or Ceibal,
Yaxha, Aguateca, Altar de Sacrificios, Dos Pilas, Yaxchilan (Mexico), Zacaleu,
Iximche, Utatlan, Mixco Viejo, Kaminaljuyu, El Baul, La Democracia, Bilbao
Santa Lucia Cotzumalapa, Abaj Takalik Retalhuleu
There are literally thousands of Maya Ruins in Peten and throughout Guatemala.
We are including only some of the most famous and intersting and will continue
adding and updating the information.
Major Ruins in Peten
Classic Maya Ruins, occupation dates from Pre-Classic through the eclipe
of Maya civilization in the Late-Classic, to the virtual abandonment during
Early Post-Classic period.**
The Montagua and Copan River Valleys
Maya Classic Sites
Copan, Honduras. Famous for it's ball court and extensive Classic Maya sculptures.
The Maya Highlands
The first four site listed below, where the Major Maya centers of the
Late-Post-Classic period and during the Conquest. Their ascendency was after
the fall of the Central Mayan Area (Peten, Belize, Palenque, Bonampak etc...)**
(Olmec ?) Pre-Classic to Classic with various Mexican influences.**
**Dating and periods are approximate
We shall be adding and updating this page in the near future.
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