Researchers uncovered the enormous, previously unknown civilization by conducting LiDAR surveys of the region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Guatamalan government has been accused of perpetuating the doomsday myth for financial gain.
Doomsday theories continue to thrive as the end of the Mayan calendar is now less than 100 days away.
The oldest ever Mayan calendar has been unearthed by archaeologists at the Xultun ruins in Guatemala.
Mexico has acknowledged that more than one reference to 2012 has been found on Mayan artifacts.