Researchers believe that the ashes of cremated Maya rulers were used to create rubber balls used in ballgames.
A controversial new theory going around on social media suggests that the Mayan doomsday is actually this year.
Researchers have identified a gigantic Mayan ceremonial platform in Mexico dating back 3,000 years.
Scientists have discovered the capital of an ancient Maya kingdom in the back yard of a cattle rancher.
A Mayan pictographic text dating back over 900 years has finally been confirmed as authentic by researchers.
Scientists are more certain than ever that a massive drought caused the Mayan civilization to collapse.
A major new discovery has revealed tens of thousands of hidden pyramids, houses, defence works and more.
Dating back over 1,000 years, the tomb is thought to be that of King Te' Chan Ahk of the Wak dynasty.
The teeth of the largest shark in history may have influenced portrayals of a mythological sea monster.
Teenager William Gadoury has become a social media sensation after locating a city in the Yucatan jungle.
A recently discovered pyramid in Mexico has turned out to be one of the largest ever Mayan constructions.
Further evidence has been found suggesting that drought caused the collapse of the Mayan civilization.
The ancient stone ruins were found during an expedition led by Slovenian archaeologist Ivan Sprajc.
Traces of an ancient wooden structure have been found within the sacred Mayadevi temple in Lumbini.
A tablet found in Guatemala has revealed fascinating new details of a dark period in Mayan history.
Archaeologists have been studying the ruins at Tikal to determine how many Mayans used to live there.
A construction company seeking gravel to fill a road has destroyed a 2,300-year-old Mayan pyramid.
The Maya civilization flourished in Central America for over 600 years, but how exactly did it begin ?
In a new paper, author Dale King proposes that the actual date was much earlier - December 26th, 2004.
A village in Turkey has become the latest location deemed to be a haven from the Mayan apocalypse.