The Once and Future Maya

Freidel, David
September 2007
Archaeology;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p18
The article reports on five ongoing archaeological excavations in the Maya region of Central America. The Maya city of Cival in Guatemala's Petén rain forest uncovered Olmec influences on Mayan art and architecture over 2000 years ago. The city of El Perú-Waká in Petén contains evidence that foreign warriors from the Teocihuacán in Mexico had influence within the Mayan city. The relationship between the Toltecs of Tula Hidalgo and the Maya Itzá of the Yucatan is explored at the city of Nictun Chich.


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