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  1. Would You Dare to Visit an Ancient Maya Cave of Human Sacrifice? If So, Head to Belize

    ... Monument, or the “Cave of the Crystal Sepulchre,” in Belize is where archaeologists have uncovered evidence of human sacrifice rituals dating back to 3rd century AD. According to the Belize Audubon Society, the ancient Maya people believed that caves were home ...

    Veronica Parkes - 23/07/2017 - 19:02

  2. The Horrifying History of the Midnight Terror Cave in Belize

    ... which is in the west of the Central American nation of Belize. The cave is situated to the south of Belmopan, the capital of Belize, and is not far from the Mennonite community of Springfield. The ...

    dhwty - 27/04/2016 - 14:31

  3. The Mysterious Temples and Citadel of El Pilar Remain Hidden in Thick Jungles of Belize

    ... treasure nestled in deep foliage straddling the border of Belize and Guatemala. El Pilar is the site of ancient constructions described ... site Tzunu'un at the ancient Maya city center El Pilar (Belize/Guatemala). Tzunu'un means "hummingbird" in Mayan. CC BY-SA 3.0 ...

    lizleafloor - 10/07/2015 - 14:38

  4. Playing Ball in Ancient Belize: 1,300-year-old Stone Panels Depicting Mayan Ballplayers Revealed

    ... were found at the archaeological site of Tipan Chen Uitz in Belize and, according to the experts, date back to 700 AD. ... were found at the archaeological site of Tipan Chen Uitz in Belize and, according to the experts, date back to 700 AD. First Panels ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 25/09/2017 - 23:00

  5. Ancient Maya citadel discovered in Belize is an anomaly

    Many centuries ago on the border of Belize and Guatemala, Maya people built a large city surrounded by a cultivated ... Wikimedia Commons ) The new discovery in Belize is somewhat of an anomaly compared to the other monuments that have ...

    Mark Miller - 28/03/2015 - 23:59

  6. Impressively Large Jade Pendant with Unique Inscription Discovered in Belize

    ... A group of archaeologists have discovered in Belize a large, carved jade pendant that once belonged to an ancient Maya king, ... Maya god of wind. Second Largest Maya Jade Relic Found in Belize The jewel was first uncovered in 2015, in Nim Li Punit in southern ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 26/02/2017 - 23:19

  7. Tomb of a Possible Royal Found at Ancient Maya Site of Xunantunich in Belize

    ... legacy and wealth of the ancient Maya city of Xunantunich in Belize was dispersed by a British medical officer who excavated (some would say ... tomb’s construction, writes The Reporter newspaper of Belize. In the tomb, archaeologists found ceramics, jade stones and the bones ...

    Mark Miller - 04/08/2016 - 14:51

  8. Builders destroy 2,300-year-old Mayan pyramid to make new road

    ... A 100 foot Mayan pyramid in the Nomul complex in Belize has been destroyed by ignorant builders who have used the 2,300 year old ... as the Nohmul complex, the most important Mayan site in Belize, is well known and the pyramid stands out in a landscape that is ...

    aprilholloway - 16/05/2013 - 14:12

  9. New research reveals clues into downfall of Maya civilization

    ... that examined minerals from the famous underwater cave in Belize, known as the Blue Hole, discovered evidence for an extreme drought ... stretched across much of what is now southern Mexico, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, and thrived there for more than ...

    aprilholloway - 30/12/2014 - 01:00

  10. Maya Water Temple Complex discovered where ritual offerings were made to placate the Rain God

    ... temple complex alongside the sacred pools of Cara Blanca in Belize. The sacrifices appear to have been made to appeal for an end to the ... powerful Maya civilization. At the Cara Blanca site in Belize, openings in the earth, such as caves and pools, were considered to be ...

    aprilholloway - 28/01/2015 - 01:13

  11. Salt: A Mover and Shaker in Ancient Maya Society

    ... at LSU discovered remnants of an ancient salt works in Belize that provide clues on how the ancient Maya at the peak of their ... at Ek Way Nal (Site 60) at the Paynes Creek Salt Works, Belize. Image: PNAS The salt was hardened in pots to form salt ...

    ancient-origins - 11/10/2018 - 01:54

  12. Researchers Explore the Role of the Prehistoric Kayuko Mounds in Maya Royal Accession Ceremonies

    ... it. Some researchers working at a prehistoric site in Belize believe that a group of manmade mounds near a sacred cave were used in ... dynasty of the ancient Maya Uxbenká polity in southern Belize. Little is known, however, about the structures referred to as the ...

    Mark Miller - 25/02/2016 - 21:52

  13. Ancient Inscriptions Decoded at the Spectacular Temple of the Mayan King Pakal

    ... period.” Ancient Maya citadel discovered in Belize is an anomaly The Mystery of the Lost Ancient Culture of the ... 250 and 900, extending its reach over what is now Guatemala, Belize and Honduras.” Between 700 AD and 800 AD the Maya culture ...

    lizleafloor - 20/06/2018 - 01:01

  14. Mayan Women and the Coiled Snake Headdress

    ... with coiled snake headdress, carved slate from San Ignacio, Belize (2003). Photo by author, 2015 Ix Chel as Maiden While Ix Chel is ... (1998). Rainforest Remedies: One Hundred Healing Herbs of Belize.   2nd Edition.  Lotus Press, Twin Lakes, WI.  Förstemann, E. ...

    lennie - 02/08/2017 - 13:59

  15. The 5 Worst Archaeological Destructions for 2013

    ... in the Nomul complex, the most important Mayan site in Belize, was destroyed by builders who used the 2,300 year old ancient structure ... an isolated core of limestone cobbles at the centre. The Belize community-action group Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action ...

    aprilholloway - 15/12/2013 - 23:08

  16. Linguists Are Finally Unravelling the Mysteries Trapped Within Mayan Hieroglyphs

    ... which inhabited parts of what are now Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador for over 3,000 years. Today, ... which inhabited parts of what are now Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador for over 3,000 years. However, while spoken ...

    aprilholloway - 24/07/2017 - 01:58

  17. Kuelap, Peru - Ancient Fortress of the Cloud Warriors

    ... of the Clouds Ancient Maya citadel discovered in Belize is an anomaly Military stronghold for Mongolian Conqueror ...

    dhwty - 17/04/2015 - 02:37

  18. 3,000-Year-Old Ball Game Where Winners Lost Their Heads Is Revived in Mexico

    ... and honor Mexican heritage, teams from Mexico and Belize competed against each other in a three millennia-old game known as ... were found at the archaeological site of Tipan Chen Uitz in Belize and, according to the experts, date back to 700 AD. The ball ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 28/06/2018 - 11:31

  19. Mayan Depictions of Sea Monsters May Be First Representations of Ancient Sharks

    ... major Maya cities throughout the regions of modern Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala. This betrays the fascination the ancient Maya had with ... Top Image: A naturalistic shark effigy vessel from Lamanai, Belize. National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 13/12/2016 - 21:56

  20. Dr Peter J Shield

    ... to everything about timeshare! “I picked an Orchid in Belize” Feature Writer - Owners Perspective Magazine (UK) Television ... Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Japan, Central America, Belize, Malta, Cyprus, Spain and Gibraltar, before moving to Las Vegas in 1992. ...

    ancient-origins - 08/07/2015 - 01:59

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