Yesterday, archeologists announced the discovery of Mayan art and calculations on walls of a collapsed room. Because of the big “media splash” made by the announcement, and because of my own personal interest in the Maya (I’ve visited many Mayan ruins throughout Central America), I thought I’d make a quick related “The Best..” list.

Here are my choices for The Best Resources For Learning About The Maya:

Mayan calendar: excavation reveals mural of ancient calculations – interactive comes from The Guardian.

Mayan Kids

The Mesoamerican Ballgame

Maya Adventures


When It Comes to Water, We’re All Maya Now
is from National Geographic.

Here are videos from The History Channel on Chichen Itza

And, of course, I have to include resources on the supposed Mayan “end of the world” prediction:

The Long Count is an interactive from The New York Times, with an accompanying article.

The World Won’t End in 2012 is a video of Neil DeGrasse Tyson:

Living Maya Time is from the Smithsonian.

Google Arts & Culture Unveils Huge Online Exhibit About The Maya

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