Latest Tikal Stories
A team of archaeologists on Wednesday reported the discovery of an enormous structure unearthed in Guatemala beneath an ancient Maya pyramid. The stucco wall structure, called a frieze, is nearly 30 feet long and more than 6 feet tall.
Archaeologists have uncovered a "dark period" in Maya history while tunneling beneath the main temple of El Peru-Waka', an ancient Maya city in northern Guatemala, according to cultural officials in that country.
An analysis of maize agriculture in the soils of Guatemala's Tikal National Park has revealed some ancient Maya secrets.
There has been a controversy in the scientific community about the role of climate change in the development and subsequent demise of the Maya civilization, which thrived from AD 300 to 1000.
A team of archaeologists has discovered the tomb of Mayan queen Lady K'abel, a seventh-century Holy Snake Lord considered one of the most powerful queens of the Classic Maya civilization.
By celebrating Thanksgiving with a turkey dinner, the Maya of Belize are continuing a tradition that goes back for centuries before the birth of Christ, and this will be reflected on the menu
A new Mayan temple is starting to appear as archaeologists unearth an area that once housed a culture rich with art, architecture and mathematics.
A team of archaeologists has uncovered a temple near part of the Maya archaeological site at El Zotz, Guatemala. The structure was likely built after the tomb to honor the leader buried there.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.