National Geographic on the Maya
“I saw it, I saw it! Yes, it’s true!” the archaeologist shouts: divine light at the bottom of a natural well.
The saga of a civilization in three parts: the rise, the monumental splendor, and the collapse.
See images of classic Maya architecture, sculpture, and art.
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