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Ancient Maya, The: Power Centers   -  Discontinued


Ancient Maya, The: Power Centers


Item Number:
AAE-77083
Price:
 
Format:
DVD
Length:
50 min.
Copyright:
n/a
Closed Caption:
n/a
Producer:
A & E Entertainment
Summary:
Travel to the Yucatan and Guatemala to explore how the Maya were able to build the city of Tikal without metal tools or beasts of burden. It had monumental masonry temples, lavish sports stadiums, and palaces all connected by an elaborate system of paved roads. Host Michael Guillen demonstrates the tools used by the Maya to carve limestone; he shows how they made cement and built roads that still exist today and he examines the mysterious acoustical phenomena in the ball court and pyramid at Tikal. Journey up the Usumacinta River to the ancient city of Yaxchilan to explore the remains of what some believe to be the largest suspension bridge ever built until the 14th Century.




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