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The mysteries of the Maya. By: Tyler, Travis, Natashia. Tikal. There was 10,000 structures in six square-miles Messengers would run from city to city urgent messages Temples were the most important buildings in the cities. Inside Tikal.

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By tyler travis natashia

The mysteries of the Maya

By: Tyler, Travis, Natashia


Tikal
Tikal

There was 10,000 structures in six square-miles

Messengers would run from city to city urgent messages

Temples were the most important buildings in the cities


Inside tikal
Inside Tikal

Tikal's population was estimated to be 60,000 people

Structures were built around courtyards or plazas

Maya’s architecture is mad up of sophisticated decorations and art, expressed through carvings and wall painting


Maya cities
Maya Cities

A Maya city in the “classic” period usually consisted of stepping platforms topped with a monastery

Maya cities were rarely laid out in neat grids and appeared to have developed in an unplanned fashion


History
History

The Mayan empire ruled part of the land for650 years

The population was ranged to 10,000 to 20,000 people

The historians found a corps covered in red paint like material, jewels and a jade mask


History1
History

The Mayan’s believed that they were made of corn and blood

The historians found a secret passage which lead to the corps of King Pacal


History2
History

In the 1830’s the temples were already in ruins

People have been studying and trying to unravel the history of the Maya for hundreds of years


Maya math
Maya Math

The Mayans could calculate were Mars would move, and even eclipse Twenty-Two years before it would actually happen


Mayan mathematics
Mayan Mathematics

The Mayans math systems were made up of dots, dashes, and for zero, a shell


Mayan mathematics1
Mayan Mathematics

The Mayans calendar was off by 33 seconds per The Mayan’s mathematics

were so advanced they developed the concept of zero 2,000 years before the Europeans


Thank you
Thank You

Good Night