MAYAN HOMES by Rokaya,Hussein,Dilara,Adam and Rabya

q1:what kind of houses did mayans live in?

Mayans lived in small houses. The houses were built in the open(not in a compound)

Q2:WHAT MATERIALS WERE HOUSES MADE FROM?

Mayan houses were mostly built out of wood or stone however kings had their own specially built palaces out of straw and bricks. they firstly made a wooden frame covered with adobe and then layered with lime to whiten it.

Q3:HOW MANY ROOMS DID A MAYAN HOUSE HAVE.

Most mayan houses had 1 or 2 rooms due to their shortage of materials. the first room was used as a bedroom shared by the whole family and the send room was used as a kitchen/living room and often contains chairs and benches

Q4:WHAT DID MAYAN PEOPLE USE FOR DOORS AND WINDOWS?

Mayan people did not have glass so even if they had windows it would firstly not be transparent so it will not bring sunlight in so they did not have any windows and their doors were mostly out of wood, straw or stone and their doors often faced east.

Q5:DID MAYANS DECORATE THEIR HOMES IF SO HOW?

yes, they decorated there homes with pottery,baskets,stone carvings and on the walls the mayans painted pictures o the walls murals.Mayans made sculptures called steel's that look like this: however a bit different.

this is a mayan stelae

Mayans were very good inventors these are only a few of their greatest inventions

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