Exploration Center (MEC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the
study of ancient Maya civilization. MEC does this through support for:
1) the survey and mapping of ruins hidden in the jungles of Mexico and
Central America 2) the study of ancient Maya science and 3) the exploration
and documentation of Maya architecture.
The Mayan Calendar & Concept of Time: Interesting article about their intricate system of time, by Niclas Marie.
An informative and well-rounded website on the Maya, in Spanish.
Mesoweb is devoted
to ancient Mesoamerica and its cultures: the Olmec, Maya, Teotihuacano,
Zapotec, Mixtec, Toltec, Aztec and others. We reserve the word Mayan for
the language and the word Maya for the people and their culture, ancient
The mission of the Institute of Maya Studies, Inc. (IMS) is to educate the public on the pre-Columbian cultures of the Americas, with an emphasis on the study of the Maya. The IMS was founded in 1971 and is affiliated with theMiami Science Museum. IMS produces a progressive and “cutting-edge” monthly newsletter illustrating important new archaeological discoveries throughout the Americas.
and maintained by David R. Hixson, a graduate student in Tulane University's
Department of Anthropology. The purpose of this web site is to educate
and stimulate the public with both accurate information and beautiful
photographs of Mesoamerican archaeology. Within these photo galleries
you will find full-color photographs of archaeological sites and museums
from all over Mexico, complete with detailed captions.
of the European Mayanists Association.
Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, Inc. website has
a wealth of study resources and a large database of all the reports of
the projects they have funded.
Welcome to MAYA 3D, A wonderful new website created in Germany. A work in progress, specializing in digital reconstruction of Maya Sites in colour. Chichen Itza being the first site, Beautifully designed.
CHAAAC, the Center
for the History of Ancient American Art and Culture, is designed to stimulate
and facilitate the creative exploration of ancient American civilizations
and to establish contact between scholars in the Americas, The University
of Texas at Austin, and the rest of the world.
The Mayan Epigraphic
Database Project (MED) is an experiment in networked scholarship with
the purpose of enhancing Classic Mayan epigraphic research. At present,
MED consists of a relational database of glyphs ("gnumbers"), images,
phonetic values ("pvalues"), and semantic values ("svalues") according
to the consensus among various American Mayanists (MacLeod and Reents-Budet
1994). Also present is the beginning of an archive of digitally transcribed
AN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE
FOR THE STUDY OF THE ART AND CULTURES OF PRE-COLUMBIAN MESOAMERICA.
Established in 1993,
the Society exists to increase awareness and understanding of Pre-Columbian
societies and to provide a forum for exchange of information regarding
those cultures. The Society seeks to promote interest in Pre-Columbian
cultures through monthly meetings, publication of a monthly newsletter,
yearly symposia, Special Interest Groups (SIGs). and organized tours.
The Pre-Columbian Society welcomes all people interested in ancient American
studies regardless of their level of knowledge or expertise.
U Penn's Museum site.
A good source for Maya research materials.
The website of Justin
Kerr featuring his rollout photographs of hundreds of Maya painted ceramic
Civilizations - Information about ancient writing systems and much more.