The Great Mayans
About the Mayans
The Mayans were Indian people who developed a civilization in Central America and South Mexico.The Mayans communicated by using symbols.The symbols they used represented combinations of sounds or entire ideas and formed a king of hieroglyphic writing. Skilled architect build tall pyramids of limestone, with small temples on top. They also build large, low buildings where rulers and other nobles lived.Today the Mayans territory is divided among Mexico and several central American country's.
Where the Mayans lived
This picture shows where the Mayans lived.
This pyramid was made by skilled architects.
These are the symbols that the Mayans used for their alphabet.