common religious practice
sacrifice
belief in gods
religion
important achievement of the Maya
calendar
geographical area of the Maya
Mesoamerica
Maya King, rich merchants, noble warriors
upper class
This goup of people helped to build the temples and fought in battles. They were sometimes sacrificed.
lowerclass
Maya citizens were very good at creating artifacts and jewelry out of ____________.
jade
The Maya often played on ________________ ball courts.
stone
______________________ Peninsula
Yucatan
type of architecture (building type) of the Maya that were shaped like mountains
temples
an ancient Maya city
Palenque
among the first people to develop a math symbol for ______
zero
built _______________ for farming on mountain sides
terraces
The Maya grew beans, squash, and _______________ (corn)
maize
The Maya were located in central __________________.
Mexico