The Maya Civilization: Day And Age

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The Maya Civilization is one almost everyone knows in this day and age. What they do not know, is how long ago this civilization existed. The Maya Civilization can be divided into 3 time periods, preclassic period, classic period, and postclassic period. The total years they existed were from 2000 BC to 909 AD. That is a long time! Firstly, Maya people lived in a vast area; from northern Mexico down south into Central America. The location we now call Guatemala, Belize, and western Honduras. This area is part of a tropical rainforest. Their largest city was known as Tikal. The official language they spoke was the Yucatec Maya language. Secondly, Maya architecture was very impressive for those days. The material used was volcanic

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