Maya history

Main

Formative Period

3000 BC - 1300 BC

People began living in groups; beginning of agriculture.

Maya Periods

Early Preclassic

2000 BC - 1000 BC

Middle Preclassic

1000 BC - 400 BC

Late Preclassic

400 BC - 300 AD

Classic Period

300 - 900

Postclassic

900 - 2000

Olmecs

San Lorenzo, Veracruz

1500 BC - 900 BC

Olmec Civilization

1300 BC - 800 BC

San Lorenzo Falls

900 BC

La Venta takes over

La Venta, Tabasco

900 BC - 400 BC