The Maya are a group of tribes who lived in the Yucatan peninsula, Central America, bordering the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east.
Stone Age tribes in achieving greatness in the field of technology (250 AD to 925 AD), resulting in a unique form of work and civilization such as buildings (Chichen Itza), agriculture (drainage canals), maize and latex, the well, called "cenotes".
The way they communicate and document the writings: His writing using pictures and symbols, called "glyphs". There are two kinds of glyphs: namely that displays the whole image of the object intended, and the type that describes something in accordance with the tribe said.
For example the word "balam: jaguar", depicted with animal heads, or with three syllables "ba" - "la" - "ma" which consists of three pictures a kind of cup / shell.
This tribe is also known beauty person, by making a flat cranium, by tying boards on the forehead and the back shell on infant / child birth, so that by the time they are adults feel elegant by having a flat forehead bone.
The weapon used is called "Atlatl", which is a kind of bow and arrow.