20 Most Mysterious Peoples of the World

2. Maya

We do not know where these people came from and where they disappeared. Some scientists believe that they are connected to legendary atlantes, others suppose their ancestors were Egyptians. The Maya created an efficient agricultural system, had deep astronomy knowledge. Their calendar was used by other peoples of Central America. Maya applied hieroglyphic writing system, partially deciphered. Their civilization was highly developed but too decadent by the moment of conquistadors‘ arrival. Now it seems that the Maya came from nowhere and disappeared nowhere.

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