Mayan Culture

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There is a lot of research behind each Maya Hackers project, the following links are very useful:

Contemporary Mayan Culture

Mayan Spirituality

Mayan Languages Academy

Authentic Maya. Nice summary of mayan culture

Tzib Maya Writing System

Ancient The Maya writing system

Cracking The Maya Code

Glyph Dictionary

Banco de textos.

Mesoamerican Studies

FAMSI Mesoamerican civilisations studies

MesoWeb Native American Culture Articles

WAYEB European Asociation of Mayanists.


Kerr Maya Vase Collection

The Temples of Palenque.

The Maya Codices

Chilam Balam of Chumayuel by F Ross.


  • Aveni, A. F. (1992) The sky in Mayan literature. New York, U.S.A Oxford University Press.
  • Aveni, A. F. (2014) Deciphering the handwriting on the wall: some astronomical interpretations of the recent discoveries at Xultun, Guatemala. Latin American Antiquity. U.S.A Society for American Archaeology.
  • Beyer, H. (1933) Emendations of the “Serpent numbers of the Dresden Maya codex”, Anthropos, 28, 1-7.
  • Bricker, V. & Bricker H. (1986) Archaeoastronomical Implications of an Agricultural Almanac in the Dresden Codex, Mexicon 8, 29-35.
  • Bricker H. (2003) New Perspectives on the Madrid codex. Current Anthropology 44 (S5) Chicago, USA University of Chicago Press
  • Closs, M. (1989) Cognitive Aspects of Mayan Eclipse Theory. En World Archaeo- Astronomy, A.T. Aveni (ed) Cambridge, U.S.A Cambridge University Press.
  • Forstemann, E. (1906) Commentary on the Maya Manuscript in the Royal Public Library of Dresden. Papers Peabody Museum. Cambridge, U.S.A. Harvard University Press.
  • Kingsborough, E. K. (1831) Antiquities of Mexico (Dresden Codex in Vol. 3) London. England.
  • Landa, D. (1566) Yucatan Before and After the Conquest. W. Gates Traducción (1937). New York, U.S.A Dover Publications.
  • Linton S. & Ralph E. K. (1960) Radiocarbon dates and the Maya correlation problem, American Antiquity, 26 , 165–18
  • Lounsbury, F. (1978) Maya numeration, computation and calendrical Astronomy, En Dictionary of Scientific Biography, vol. 15, Suppl. 1, 759-818 New York U.S.A. Scribner´s.
  • Schellhas, P. (1904) Representation of Deities of the Maya Manuscripts. Cambridge, U.S.A Peabody Museum Papers. Harvard University.
  • Spinden, H.J (1913) A study of Maya art, its subject matter and historical development. Cambridge, U.S.A Peabody Museum Papers. Harvard University
  • Taube, K. (1992) The major gods of ancient Yucatan, Washington U.S.A Dumbarton Oaks Research and Library Collection.
  • Tedlock B. (1992) Mayan calendars, Cosmology, and astronomical commensuration. En New Theories on the Ancient Maya, C. D Elin (Ed), Pensylvania U.S.A University Museum Monograph 77, 217-228, Pensylvania University Press.
  • Tedlock, D. (1992) Myth, math and the problem of correlation in Mayan books. En The Sky in Mayan Literature, A. Aveni (Ed) Cambridge U.S.A Cambridge University Press.
  • Tozzer, A. M. & Allen, G. (1910) Animal Figures in the Maya Codices, Cambridge U.S.A Peabody Museum Papers. Harvard University.
  • Thompson, J. E. (1972) A commentary on the Dresden Codex a Maya hieroglyphic book. Philadelphia U.S.A American Philosophical Society.
  • Vail G. & Hernández C. (2014) Re-Creating Time: Foundation rituals and mythology in post-classic Maya codices. Journal of Interdisciplinary History 45(2) Massachusetts, U.S.A MIT Press.
  • Wilson, R. W (1924) Astronomical Notes on The Maya codices. Cambridge U.S.A Peabody Museum Papers. Harvard University.
  • Zimmermann, G. (1956) Die Hieroglyphen der Maya Handschriften. Hamburg, Alemania.