​​​​​welcome to the mayan ruins website .



This is a website of the Maya Exploration Center, a non-profit dedicated to the study of the Maya civilization both past and present. Dr. Ed Barnhart, president, is a noted Maya researcher who has been involved in numerous investigations, and has authored a number of informative reports. The site includes research sub-sections, links to other sites, and information on their educational tours to the Maya area.


Famsi, Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, is a valuable resource for information concerning the ancient Maya. There are numerous sub-sections including full color copies of the Maya codices. Another sub-section contains grantee reports. There is also a hieroglyph study section, and a section devoted to Mayan scholar Linda Schele and her famous drawings.