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Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal (UNESCO/NHK)

The Mayan town of Uxmal, in Yucat?n, was founded c. A.D. 700 and had some 25,000 inhabitants. The layout of the buildings, which date from between 700 and 1000, reveals a knowledge of astronomy. The Pyramid of the Soothsayer, as the Spaniards called it, dominates the ceremonial centre, which has well-designed buildings decorated with a profusion of symbolic motifs and sculptures depicting Chaac, the god of rain. The ceremonial sites ...Source: UNESCO TV / ? NHK Nippon Hoso KyokaiURL:
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