The Mayan Empire

The Mayan Empire was centered in the tropical lowlands which is now Guatemala ,went to the peak of its power in the area of the sixth century A.D. Agriculture, pottery, hieroglyph, calendar making and mathematics is what the Maya excelled at and they left behind an astonishing amount of architecture and symbolic artwork. The Maya is located in Mexico and Central America. The Mayas earliest settlement date goes back to 1800 B.C . also known as the Preclassic or Formative period. The Maya had several distinctive time period such as The Classic Maya A.D. 250-900. The Mayan Empire was in the Northern low-lands encompassing the Yucatan Peninsula, the highlands of the Sierra Madre, running from the Mexican state of Chiapas, across Southern Guatemala and onwards into El Salvador and the Southern lowlands of the Pacific literal plain.