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[video] Ancient Maya Metropolis // PBS TV
January 15, 2022 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Explore great ancient Maya cities and why their inhabitants abandoned them.
The ancient ancestors of today’s Maya people thrived in large sophisticated cities across Central America for centuries. Why, around 750 CE, did they begin to abandon many of their major cities?
Archaeologists investigate dramatic new evidence of the catastrophic droughts and instability that pushed cities beyond their limits.
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