The elaborate burial of a great king reveals the complexity of ancient Maya spirituality.
Before the pyramids of Egypt and the Ziggurats of Mesopotamia, an ancient monumental civilization arose with massive pyramids near the north-central coast of Peru in South America.
Excavations at a site in northern Peru have revealed information about a powerful ancient priestess and the community in which she lived and practiced.
The demise of Easter Island's native civilization involved more than destruction of an isolated environment's fragile ecosystem.
Seven figurines recovered from an ancient Maya site hold a meaning far beyond their simple imagery.
Retelling a horrific story of the devastating collision of a Franciscan friar’s “act of faith” and traditional indigenous culture.
Extending far into human prehistory, the shaman has played a major role in the psyche for survival and our perception of the world around us.
A great center of the ancient Maya provides a window on the soul of an ancient people and the mysteries it still enshrines.