A publication of the Archaeological Institute of America
This list is no longer maintained but remains online as a resource for our readers. Some links may be broken.
Legacies of Resilience: The Archaeology of the Lake Pátzcuaro Basin
is a long-term multidisciplinary project by archaeologists, geologists, and geographers from the United States and Mexico, to better understand the development of the Purépecha (Tarascan) Empire.
A general site on ancient Mexico with map, timeline, a feature on the conquest, historical documents, and more.
BRASS/El Pilar Project
Brief description of the Belize River Archaeological Settlement Survey and the excavation of the site of El Pilar, astride the Belize-Guatemala border, by Anabel Ford of the University of California, Santa Barbara
Caracol Archaeological Project
Description and photographs of the Caracol Project headed by Arlen and Diane Chase from the University of Central Florida
Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, Inc., provides research grants, Kerr rollout photographs, Schele Drawings, and bibliography for ancient Central America. New: online Maya hieroglyphic dictionary
La Milpa Maya
Archaeological and environmental GIS data with maps and images of the ancient Maya city of La Milpa, Belize, available for download
Lost King of the Maya
PBS's companion website to their film following excavations at Copán, a Classic Maya site in northern Honduras
The Machu Picchu Library--links to information on Peru, Machu Picchu, and
Machu Picchu and Inca Trail
A virtual tour of Machu Picchu with information and 360 degree views
A website on the Marajoara culture, an ancient and complex society of the Amazon
The Mesoamerican Ballgame
An online journey into the ancient spectacle of athletes and gods
An exploration of Mesoamerica and its cultures, including Maya, Aztec and Olmec
A bi-monthly journal devoted to all aspects of academic research on Mesoamerica
Mystery of the Maya
A user-friendly introduction to the Maya by the Canadian Museum of Civilization
Pre-Columbian Society of Washington, DC
A very active organization helping to raise awareness and provide a forum of study of Precolumbian cultures through meetings, newsletters, symposia, and tours.
Teotihuacan Home Page
Descriptions of the site and its major monuments, with movies (Quicktime), news, and more.
Tikal National Park
History, architecture, and ecology of this major Maya site in Guatemala, plus visitor information and map