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Lamanai Mayan Ruins, Belize. There is evidence on Mayan life that dates from about 1500 B.C. through Postclassic (A.D. 950-1544) and Spanish colonial times (A.D. 1544-1700)

Paris Codex, Codex Peresianus, Codex Pérez Type codex Date Postclassic period (c. AD 900-1521) Place of origin Yucatán, Mexico Language(s) Maya Material bark paper[1] Size 140 by 23.5 centimetres (55.1 by 9.3 in) Format screenfold book Condition badly damaged Script Maya script Contents ritual almanacs and calendrical information Discovered 1859 in the Bibliothèque Imperiale

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Effigy urn in the form of the Rain God Mexico eastern Yucatan Postclassic Maya Mayapan style 12-14th century Earthenware

Topoxte, Peten: Capital of the Ko’woj Maya, located on islands in Yaxha Lake across from Yaxha. Densely occupied, islands interlocked in dry years. In 750 ce, Topoxte nobility was wed to Tikal and part of the Yaxha polity. Site was abandoned at the end of the Classic period (ca. 900), reoccupied during Postclassic around 1100 with close ties to the city of Mayapan in northern Yucatán. It was fortified & probably served as an important nexus in trade routes between the highlands and the…

Pic 8: Jaguar throne at the base of the ‘Temple of the Jaguars’ at the Postclassic Maya city of Chichen-Itza in the Yucatan, Mexico