Maya

By:Madison

What was the style of art the mayas used?

The style of art the mayas used was abstract and very geometric. Their pottery had carvings of religious scenes, daily life, and ceremonies. It also had geometric shapes like circles, triangles, and squares. The mayas art was sometimes used to tell when they needed to grow their food and harvest their food. Sculptures such as the stela were very popular. These sculptures were given to the king.

Why was the art important?

The art was important in their life because it represented their culture.Also their calendars told them when to harvest their food and when to grow their food.

"They used some forms of art such as music, poetry, and sculpture to honor and praise their gods. Other forms of art, such as jewelry and feather-work” CITATION:

maya civilization art." ducksters. 27 Aug. 2015. Web. 1 Jan.

What was on the pottery?

Some of the pottery had pictures of religious ceremonies, sacrification, and battle scenes. The pottery was made by hand. maya civilization art." ducksters. 27 Aug. 2015. Web. 1 Jan.

” The Maya also created detailed carvings in other materials such as wood and jade.”