Teaching Materials:

As of 2014, we no longer hire out our Maya 'Schools Pack suitcase.'
This material has been passed on to our friends at "Mexicolore"

For Maya texching resources, please contact Ian Mursell or Graciela Sanchez at:


28 Warriner Gardens
SW11 4EB

phone: 020 7622 9577 (+44 20 7622 9577 from outside the UK)
By fax: 020 7498 0173 (+44 20 7498 0173 from outside the UK)

By e-mail: info@mexicolore.co.uk
or fill out the form at http://www.mexicolore.co.uk/general/contact

In-house facilities at The Guatemalan Maya Centre (by appointment only):
We offer facilities to all interested in Central America and the Maya. The reference library of 2,000 books, and video archive are accessible for a small subscription. For those interested in textiles, art & design, and ethnography we house one of the largest collection of Guatemalan textiles in Europe.

The following books we still have in stock:

Book: Sacred Symbols:
The Maya

by Mark Lehner
Thames & Hudson

(£5+£2 p&p)

Compact Hardback
(c.13cm x 13cm). 85 illustrations

An inspirational and innovative title exploring the signs and symbols of the Ancient Maya. Accessible and informative, with numerous colour illustrations, line drawings and diagrams.

Book: Indian Costumes From Guatemala

by Krystyna Deuss

(£12+£3 p&p)

paperback, 72 pages with 80 photographs and 40+ illustrations

An excellent introduction to the study of Maya costume– helps compare and contrast ancient and modern Maya traditions and the indigenous use of colour and design– especially good for art classes. There are also chapters dealing with geography and history.

For educational resources on Mexico & the Aztecs contact Mexicolore (Mexico & Aztec resources). Mexicolore is a small independent business based in London providing specialist educational and commercial services on Mexico. These include educational presentations, workshops and teaching resources on Mexico & the Aztecs.


The Guatemalan Maya Centre is a non-profit orientated cultural and educational centre – the resources provided are for scholarly information and not for profit.

© Guatemalan Maya Centre 2015