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Fourteen (14) objects under the custody of La Ruta Maya Foundation are part of the travelling exhibition "Maya, The Great ...


  This exhibition presents the collection -in the custody of La Ruta Maya Foundation- that was shown in the traveling ...
 
  Since very early times, Pre-Columbian artists explored the human figure. They observed movements, postures and ...


Since its inauguration in August 2017, the Hyatt Centric Guatemala Hotel has set out to disseminate the country's cultural and ...

The MARQ Alicante Archaeological Museum was awarded the first EMPORIA 2017 National Prize for the best museum design for a ...

La Ruta Maya at the Royal BC Museum
La Ruta Maya at the ...

Fourteen (14) objects under the custody of La ...

MAYAS in Antigua Guatemala
MAYAS in Antigua ...


  This exhibition presents the collection ...
Effigy Vessels
Effigy Vessels
 
  Since very early times, ...
La Ruta Maya Foundation at Hyatt Centric Guatemala
La Ruta Maya Foundation ...


Since its inauguration in August 2017, the ...

Design prize to
Design prize to "Mayas, ...

The MARQ Alicante Archaeological Museum was ...

Exhibitions

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Exhibition "Images of the Maya Gods…

Exhibition "Images of the Maya Gods in the 16th Century: The Encounter of Two Worlds"

Antigua Guatemala. --- Exhibition open to the public at the Training Center of the Spanish Cooperation...

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Exhibition "The Great Jaguar Rises…

Exhibition "The Great Jaguar Rises" at the Royal BC Museum

  "The Great Jaguar Rises" —a remarkable exhibition highlighting Maya civilization past and present—makes its global debut...

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Exhibition "MAYAS in Sto. Domingo d…

Exhibition "MAYAS in Sto. Domingo del Cerro"

  La Ruta Maya Foundation, with the support of the Hotel Museum Casa Santo Domingo and the...

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Exhibition "Effigy Vessels: Faces a…

Exhibition "Effigy Vessels: Faces and Body Shapes"

  Vessels with facial features   It is not so easy to print a human face on any object,...

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Exhibition "Pre-Columbian Biodivers…

Exhibition "Pre-Columbian Biodiversity, Mysteries of the Jungle"

La Ruta Maya Foundation, with the support of the Training Center of the Spanish Cooperation (CFCE,...

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The Mayas in Spain

The Mayas in Spain

Spain welcomes the exhibition "Mayas. The Enigma of Lost Cities" at the Provincial Archaeological Museum of...

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Welcome to 
La Ruta Maya Foundation

 
La Ruta Maya Foundation is the only private organization in the region that seeks for -and aims to recover- archaeological objects that left the country illegally in past decades, with the purposes of repatriation to Guatemala. It also receives donations inside the country.  For that reason, it is responsible for the custody and management of more than 3,000 Pre-Columbian objects, duly registered at the Registro de Bienes Culturales (IDAEH) as National Cultural Heritage, with the objective of custody, protection, conservation, research, and exhibition to the public for educational purposes..
 
All the collection is available for research to scholars and students, and is shown to the general public in newspapers and newsletter publications, as well as through temporary exhibitions organized each year in Guatemala. Examples of the collection are on loan in credited museums in the country and are available for loan to foreign museums and international exhibitions.