Statuary of a female ancient Maya ruler found in Ek-Balam, Yucatan

A high-relief wall sculpture showing a female ruler subduing a captive male warrior was just uncovered, authorities in Mexico declared on Monday, February 27th. The statuary found at the Mayan ruin site of Ek’Balam, on the Yucatan peninsula, shows a figure wearing a skirt with crossed bones on it. The figure is shown holding the […]

Uxmal: One of the most iconic centers during the civilization period of the ancient Maya (VIDEO)

Uxmal is an ancient Maya city of the classical period located in present-day Mexico. It is considered one of the most important archaeological sites of Maya culture, along with Palenque, Chichen Itza, and Calakmul in Mexico, Caracol and Xunantunich in Belize, and Tikal in Guatemala. It is located in the Puuc region of the eastern Yucatán Peninsula and is considered one of the Maya cities most representative of the region’s dominant architectural style. It […]

Archaeological site of Dzibilchaltún inaugurates light and sound show

On Saturday, October 15th, the light and sound show in the archaeological zone of Dzibilchaltún was inaugurated by Governor Mauricio Vila. This show drives and promotes the artistic splendor and culture of the Maya region. The inauguration took place at the archaeological site, on Saturday, October 15th, where the head of the National Institute of […]