Mexico's Great Pyramids
- Rated NR
- Genre: Special Interest-Travel
- Release Date: 6/30/2009
A 2000-year-old urban wonder the vast city of Teotihuacan was one of the largest settlements of the ancient world. Yet the Teotihuacanos never developed a writing system and left behind no sculptures to document their culture. Who were the people who built this stunning city? Who were their kings and priests? Did they like their Mayan neighbors practice human sacrifice? MEXICO'S GREAT PYRAMIDS unravels the enigmatic history of the extraordinary metropolis from the earliest artifacts to the teams of modern archaeologists currently excavating the city. Walk along the Avenue of the Dead and climb the ancient walls of the Temple of the Feathered Serpent. Examine the city's sacred caves and murals and learn about the discoveries that are helping to unlock the mysteries of this remarkable civilization. In-depth and riveting IN SEARCH OF HISTORY offers a detailed account of one of Mesoamerica's greatest empires.
|Run Time:||50 minutes|