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The Rise and Fall of the Maya Empire
Ancient City of Teotihuacan
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Mesoamerican Pyramids(14 Photos)
Explore images of Mesoamerican pyramids from Teotihuacan, Chichen Itza, Tikal, Palenque and Uxmal. Learn about an ancient calendar as well.
The MayansVideo Clip (1:36)
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The growth of the great Mayan civilization is as much a mystery as its disappearance.
Ask HISTORY: Did the Maya Predict 2012?
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Did the Maya really predict the end of the world in 2012? Ask HISTORY looks for answers.
Mayan EncounterVideo Clip (1:38)
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Two shipwrecked Spaniards are taken in by the Mayans and learn their way of life. One rejects it, but the other takes a more surprising path.
Apocalypse IslandVideo Clip (3:42)
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Explorers visit a remote island in the Pacific where a supposed Mayan relic is the only place to view the 2012 lunar eclipse in the Western Hemisphere.
Mayan AstronomyVideo Clip (2:05)
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Ancient Mayans studied the skies thousands of years before modern astronomical observatories.
Mayan ArchitectureVideo Clip (1:35)
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Ancient Mayan structures have lasted thousands of years, and their designs continue to influence modern architecture.
Aqueducts of Palenque
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This installment of "Wonders of Latin America" takes a look at the rise of the Mayan palace Palenque as well as the Mayan King Pacal.
Chichen ItzaVideo Clip (4:35)
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This video clip from "Where Did It Come From?" explores the origins of the Temple of Chichen Itza, a Mayan pyramid in modern-day Mexico that features several unique features, including an echo designed to sound like a bird call.
Maya Underground: ATM Cave
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Don Wildman enters the depths of Mayan caves and discovers the remains of human sacrifices.
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The Maya Empire, located in what is now Guatemala, reached its peak around the sixth century A.D.Go
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