History's Ancient Legacies: The Aztecs and the Mayans (1998)

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Part of the History's Ancient Legacies video series, which revisits the world's lost cities and forgotten landmarks to examine history firsthand, History's Ancient Legacies: The Aztecs and the Mayans discusses the artistic contributions of the Aztec and Mayan peoples. Viewers travel to modern Mexico City, where Aztec-influenced architecture abounds. Next, viewers make their way to the Mayan temples of Chichen-Itza and Copan. The video features scholarly commentary and three-dimensional computer animation sequences, which depict specific landmarks in their prime and attempt to convey an ancient-world atmosphere.

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Aztecs, burial-ground, civilization, exploration, Maya, re-enactment, tribe