Films about the Maya


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MAYA ‘UNDERWORLD’ OBSERVATORY (just under 4 minutes)  By National Geographic

December 14, 2012—In a cave in Mexico’s Yucatán, a National Geographic explorer reveals what is believed to have been an underground observatory for witnessing the zenith passage of the sun.

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/news/maya-zenith-passage-vin

 

THE RED QUEEN. A MAYAN MYSTERY.  A fascinating feature length documentary about the discovery of the a temple tomb containing the remains of a mysterious female elite.

 

Mystic Places – Palenque is a 7 minute slide show with beautiful Mayan music showcasing the spectacular site of Palenque, in Chiapas.

 

 

CRACKING THE MAYA CODE. Time: just under an hour long

Very interesting documentary about the long discovery of how the Mayan language was written and read.

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