The Maya

Far to the east of teatihuacan , on the yucatan peninsula ,  another major civilization had arisen. This was the civilization or the maya , which Flourished between A.D. 300 and 900. It was one of the most sophisticated civilizations in the americas. The maya built splendid temples and pyramids and developed a complicated calendar as accurate as any existence in the world at that time. The maya were a farming people who cleared the dense rain , forests , developed farming , and centered their culture in city-states.

What did they eat?
Researching about ancient Mayan food is easier than with other American ancient cultures. Compared to the Eurasian ancient cultures there are some major differences. Meat was not usual in the diet, the domestic turkey was the most common. Chili is domestic to the Americas and was used liberally by the Mayans.

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