Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico’s Riviera Maya region. © David A. Kamm

Statue of an Ancient Mayan Warrior (Riviera Maya, Mexico)

Travel photography in Mexico -- Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico's Riviera Maya region.

-honestly, how did people who never had contact with each other build the same types of structures?...pyramids...Tikal , Guatemala.

Mayan ruins - Tikal, Guatemala / Tikal was a major urban center of the Maya people who had advance art, architecture, writing, calendars and astronomical systems.

The amazing water access channels of the Nazca people...still working after what? 2000 years?

Still working after 2000 years, the amazing water access channels of the Nazca civilization that flourished on the southern coast of Peru between 200 BCE and 600 CE.

Pyramids all over the world

Ancient pyramids all over the world. How strange that the same design pops up over & over, so far away from the others.<it might just be the best way to build something up and walk on it, in those time periods.

The Hellenistic temple fronted Tombs of Kaunos, 4th - 2nd cent. B.C , just outside the archaeological site of Kounos on the oposite side of the Calbys river from Dalyan, Turkey. Kaunos is on the border of Lycia & Caria and the Kaunos rock tombs differ slightly form Lycian tombs in that the rock surrounding them has been carved away to maje almost free standing temple buildings.

Hellenistic temple fronted Tombs of Kaunos, - cent.C , just outside the archaeological site of Kounos on the oposite side of the Calbys river from Dalyan, Turkey.

Maes Howe - Early people - Scotlands History uilt before the great pyramids of Egypt, Maes Howe is a splendid Neolithic chambered tomb or burial monument not far from Stromness, in the Orkneys. It has been described as ‘one of the greatest architectural achievements of the prehistoric peoples of Scotland’

Maeshowe is a Neolithic chambered cairn and passage grave situated on Mainland, Orkney, Scotland. It was probably built in around 2800 BC. It gives its name to the Maeshowe type of chambered cairn, which is limited to Orkney.

Thracian nobleman, top 2nd from right. Has lots of Greek lookng armour with the addition of a groin protector at the bottom of the cuirass, he wears greaves, which were out of fashion in Greece and has a crecent shaped shield. 3rd from the left/top row, is a Scythian horse archer. Middle: left, two Dacian/Thracian noble men, 3rd from left/mid Roman Imperial legionary, bottom left; a Roman cavalryman with a "parade" face mask helmet.

Thracian nobleman, top from right. Has lots of Greek lookng armour with the…

Gifts of the Maya (Mexico) -- Statue of an ancient Mayan presenting a gift of corn. Photographed in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.

Gifts of the Ancient Mayans

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