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Palenque: Metropolis of the Maya (History)
Palenque Metropolis of the Maya
History
Director: History
Genres: Television, Educational, Documentary
NR     2009     0hr 50min

Abandoned for more than 1,000 years, its spectacular tombs, palaces, and temples remained hidden amidst the Central American jungle for centuries. The discovery of this great city, however, has led to as many questions as ...  more »

     
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Director: History
Genres: Television, Educational, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Television, Educational, History
Studio: A&E Home Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 06/30/2009
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 0hr 50min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 6
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Little known history revealed
J. Mark Taylor | Olympia, WA USA | 02/25/2010
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Most of us know little of civilizations of the pre-Columbian Americas. These "lost worlds" were in their time some of the most vibrant places on Earth. Yet almost nothing was known, and much of that speculation. The stones had messages, but we didn't know how to read the writing until very recently. Now that we can read the inscriptions, a whole complex story of these people has come to light. This video is a good puzzle piece for understanding the mystery of the Maya."