The collapse of Classic Maya civilisation was brought about by war and social unrest driven by climate change, newly published research suggests. An international team of scientists have analysed stalagmites in Yok Balum cave, Belize, to reconstruct a precisely dated record of rainfall in the Classic Maya region, dating back 2,000 years. This was compared […]
What do we know of Maya ritual practices? New revelations of a well-preserved sweatbath at Pook’s Hill in western Belize are hot. Christophe Helmke and Jaime Awe write.
Did the great Maya civilisation really collapse? Jim Aimers writes of the intriguing evidence from Lamanai, the splendid Maya site in northern Belize
Current excavations and survey in the Roaring Creek valley in Belize bring to life an ancient Maya community
Norman Hammond discovers discovers lost city of La Milpa, still mostly hidden by jungle
Scientific analysis reveals the Mayans ate chocolate as far back as 600BC