One of the largest sites of pre-Columbian Mayan ruins, Tikal was once one of the most important cities in the Mayan world.
The peanut, or ground-nut (Arachis hypogaea), is another widely-cultivated plant, dating from pre-Columbian times.
pre-Columbian book, see Mexican.Prehistoric background of the book, 79-81.
The languages spoken by the pre-Columbian tribes of North America were many and diverse.
It is, indeed, possible that the skeleton may be pre-Columbian.
The pre-Columbian Mexicans inherited a practical knowledge of mechanics and engineering.
He was as primitive as the aborigines of the pre-Columbian period.
It is apparent that baskets of open construction were employed as sieves in pre-Columbian as well as in post-Columbian times.
The importance, for the history of pre-Columbian civilization, of these discoveries cannot be overestimated.
There still exist in Yucatan the diminishing remnants of the most civilised nation of the pre-Columbian epoch of our continent.