Maya civilization

How 'mobile' Maya civilization settled down revealed

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how Maya civilization's mobile, hunter-gatherer lifestyle turned into a sedentary way of life.

Mar 24, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

New information on origins of Maya civilization unearthed

Finding from new excavations at Ceibal, an ancient Mayan site in Guatemala, has challenged the two prevailing theories on how early Maya civilization began, suggesting its origins are more complex than previously thought.

Apr 26, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

Climate change, deforestation behind collapse of ancient Maya

The ancient Maya in this hilly and riverless region confronted long-term climatic aridification.

Aug 22, 2012, 16:52 PM IST