Pre-Columbian art
Pre-Columbian art refers to the visual arts of indigenous peoples of the Caribbean, North, Central, and South Americas until the late 15th and early 16th centuries, and the time period marked by Chri...
Pre-Columbian art - Wikipedia
Unearthed: The Lost Pyramids of the Americas
The Great Pyramid at the city of Caral in the Peruvian Desert is an ancient engineering marvel. The 5,000-year-old pyramid covers an area of five football fields and rises 98 feet high. #Unearthed
Ancient Peruvian Mystery Solved From Space
A view from space finally sheds light on bizarre structures created by an ancient civilization.
Text "Many researchers have maintained that the hundreds of pyramids built in ancient times, were used as amplifiers. Some Pyramids receive energy, while other pyramids are said to amplify energy. Wha...
Liquid Mercury Found Under Mexican Pyramid Could Lead To King's Tomb
An archaeologist has discovered liquid mercury at the end of a tunnel beneath a Mexican pyramid, a finding that could suggest the existence of a king’s tomb or a ritual chamber far below one of the mo...
Maya Water Temple Complex discovered where ritual offerings were made to placate the Rain God
Archaeologists have discovered that the Maya made offerings to Chaak, the rain god, at a newly discovered water temple complex alongside the sacred pools of Cara Blanca in Belize. The sacrifices appea
Maya architecture
Been traveling the world of the maya's last summer. Looking at architecture and finding new thoughts...
Mesoamerican architecture
This photo-documentary is of the Mayan Kingdom called: Chichen-Itza. Chichen Itza meansat the mouth of the Itza well. The Kingdom is located in the Yucatan...
Mesoamerican architecture - MesoAmerican archaeological sites
Pictures of random sites located in Mesoamerica.
Chichen Itza - Mayan Pyramids of Chichen Itza
Why did the Maya abandon their magnificent city of Chichen Itza? See All National Geographic Videos
Maya architecture - Maya ruines; architecture in the jungle
Been traveling the world of the maya's last summer. Looking at architecture and finding new thoughts...
Bonampak - Bonampak Zona Arqueologica
Bonampak Zona Arqueologica.
Tikal - Video
Tikal (or Tik'al, according to the more current orthography) is the largest of the ancient ruined cities of the Maya civilization. It is located in the El Pe...
Chichen Itza - YouTube Video
Chichen-Itza (chee-chehn eet-sah) in Maya, was the sacred city of the Itza. Located 75 miles east of Merida, the Capital of the State of Yucatan, Mexico.
Mesoamerican architecture
Mesoamerican architecture is the set of architectural traditions produced by pre-Columbian cultures and civilizations of Mesoamerica, traditions which are best known in the form of public, ceremonial ...
Mesoamerican architecture - Wikipedia
Maya art
Ancient Maya art refers to the material arts of the Maya civilization, an eastern and south-eastern Mesoamerican culture that took shape in the course of the later Preclassic period (500 BC to 200 AD)...
Maya art - Wikipedia
Maya architecture
A unique and intricate style, Maya architecture spans several thousands of years. Often the most dramatic and easily recognizable as Maya are the stepped pyramids from the Terminal Pre-classic period ...
Maya architecture - Wikipedia
Inca architecture

Incan architecture is the most significant pre-Columbian architecture in South America. The Incas inherited an architectural legacy from Tiwanaku, founded in the 2nd century BCE in present day B...
Inca architecture - Wikipedia
Painting in the Americas before Colonization
Painting in the Americas before colonization is the Precolumbian painting traditions of the Americas. Painting was a relatively widespread, popular and diverse means of communication and expression fo...
Painting in the Americas before Colonization - Wikipedia
Olmec figurine
This article on the Olmec figurine describes a number of archetypical figurines produced by the Formative Period inhabitants of Mesoamerica. While many of these figurines may or may not have been pro...
Olmec figurine - Wikipedia
Jade use in Mesoamerica
Some view Jade use in Mesoamerica as largely influenced by the conceptualization of the material as a rare and valued commodity among pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures, such as the Olmec, the Maya,...
Jade use in Mesoamerica - Wikipedia
Nazca Lines
75°08′00″W / 14.71667°S 75.13333°W / -14.71667; -75.13333The Nazca Lines /ˈnæzkə/ are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. They were des...
Nazca Lines - Wikipedia