Trojes, Traditional Mayan Maize Storage Architecture

The Mayans lived a long time ago! and it’s amazing how they made a thatched roof shed to store corn. These are Mayan-style sheds.

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As you continue reading this Photo Essay you will fall in love with the magnificent Mayan-style structures. You will find many photographs with which you will know how the same ones are.

Paapa’x, huts, as they call them, are made of straw and wood. These structures store corn, a very important cultive for the Mayan culture. Many picturesque landscapes and mountains adorn the Trojes Photo Essay.

Nicholas Hellmuth
April 2021
Bibliography Team:
Nicholas Hellmuth
Vivian Hurtado
vivian Díaz
Nicholas Hellmuth
Melanny Quiñonez
Victor Castillo
Photography Assistants:
Senaida Ba Mucu
Manager of Design and Layout:
Andrea Sánchez Díaz
Layout of this English Edition:
Alexander Gudiel Diéguez


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