Maya

People

The Maya were farming people.

Region

They lived in dense rain forests. Maya people lived on tiny plots or on terraced hills in highlands.

Food

Chocolate was used as a beverage by the upper class. Cocoa beans, the fruit of the cocoa tree, were used as money in the markets throughout the region.

Tools/Weapons

Maya technicians: sculptors, stonecutters, wood carvers, and other artisans. These tools include various sizes and shapes of chisels, gouges, adzes, axes, and hoes.

Shelter

The Maya built elaborate stone temples and pyramids spear.

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