Unearthed: Mayan City of Blood

Full Video |42:32

Unearthed: Mayan City of Blood

Full Video |42:32

Explores the wonders of the pyramids, cenotes, highways, and observatory of the ancient Mayan metropolis of Chichen Itza, Mexico, and follows archaeologists and scientists as they uncover the secrets of the Temple of Kukulkan and other mysterious aspects of the Mayan city. The program also discusses human sacrifice, trade, astronomy, religious ceremonies, and masonry performed by the ancient Maya.

©2016 Science Channel| Grade(s) 6-8, 9-12

Related Topics

  • ancient architecture
  • ancient religion
  • ancient wonder
  • cenote
  • Chichen Itza
  • El Castillo
  • Maya
  • Mayan pyramid
  • Mexican architecture
  • Mexican history
  • Native American

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