The Maya were farming people.
They lived in dense rain forests. Maya people lived on tiny plots or on terraced hills in highlands.
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.
Maya technicians: sculptors, stonecutters, wood carvers, and other artisans. These tools include various sizes and shapes of chisels, gouges, adzes, axes, and hoes.
The Maya built elaborate stone temples and pyramids spear.