Mayan Tattoo Meanings

As one of the only ancient civilizations that created its own writing system, the Mayans were one of the most forward-thinking peoples in history. Aside from their many artistic innovations, they were known for their belief in the mystical, referring to an ‘underworld’ in their art and language. Below, we’ve assembled a Mayan tattoo dictionary, which elaborates on the meaning behind each one of these mysterious designs.