What year did the explorers arrive?
What did explorers force Mayans to believe in?
Diego de Landa
Who was the priest that tried to force Mayans into Catholicism?
stretched on pulleys & burned with candles
What did they do to people who disagreed with the religion?
thick, dark hair
Describe the Mayas hair?
What was one of the hairstyles that Mayans wore?
Describe their eyes?
push boards on baby's head to make slanted
What did they put on a baby's head?
tatooed symbols & earrings
5 feet tall
Describe Mayan bodies?
took frequent baths
Describe their hygiene?
Absolute King or rule
What's the top level in Mayan society?
great sun lord
What does Makina mean?
What does halach uinic mean?
Who were the kings descended from?
Who did the kings speak on behalf of?
Kings, Priests, Nobles, Peasants, Slaves
List the Levels of classes in order?
leaves & mushrooms
What did fortune tellers eat?
Who has the highest rank in charge?
Who holds an important position in government?
What do they call the man in charge of the armies?
artists, architect, traders, scribes, advisors, engineers
Name the lesser nobles?
Who did hard manuel work in society?
What is the bottom level & who committed crimes, were in debt, and prisoners of war?
tunics, breech-cloths, & sometime a cape
What type of clothing did men wear?
straight, plain dresses or wrap around skirts & blouses
What type of clothing did women wear?
earrings, armbands, necklaces, shells
What jewelry did the Mayans wear?
barefoot or sandals of straw & rope
What is their footware?
What did the rich wear?
jaguar skin and jade, headdress, gold
What did the kings wear?
What did the Mayans do for a living?
What did the Maya's mostly grow?
grinding grain & weaving cloth
What kind of work did the women do?
meats, beans, fruit, corn & tamales
What kind of food did the Mayans eat?
What did they drink?
pok to pok
What was a name of a Mayan Game?
plazas of the cities
Where did the games take place?
What did Mayans do before and after games?
everything had a spirit
What did the Mayans believe about everything in nature?
What did they believe the evil dwarfs caused?
Who did they believe healed all cures?