When did the mayan people build the mayan ruins?

Answer The Mayan civilization flourished in southern Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and northern Belize with over 40 cities that eventually fell to decline. The Mayans built temples, pyramids and other cerem... Read More »

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What is the first day of the week on the Hispanic calender?

In the Hispanic countries in Latin America and in Mexico, the first day of the week is Sunday or "Domingo" in Spanish. In Spain, Monday is considered the first day of the week. The Spanish word for... Read More »

What was at the top of the mayan pyramids?

Mayan pyramids were stepped with stairs that led to a temple on the top of the structure. The temples had small rooms with open doors and were used on ceremonial occasions. Rituals included bloodle... Read More »

What are Mayan headbands called?

The simple woven cloths--which were worn by both Mayan men and women and which resembled headbands--were known as a Tzutes. The Tzutes can also be used as light shawls, scarves or baby slings.Refer... Read More »

What was the purpose of the Mayan calendar?

The primary purpose of the Mayan calendar was to assist the Mayans with planting and harvesting. The Mayans also felt it was essential to have a stable relationship with the gods, and the calendar ... Read More »