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Mystic Mayan Jade: Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua


Language: English

Inhabited since the 2nd century A.D., Quirigua had become during the reign of Cauac Sky (723-84) the capital of an autonomous and prosperous state. The ruins of Quirigua contain some outstanding 8th-century monuments and an impressive series of carved stelae and sculpted calendars that constitute an essential source for the study of Mayan civilization.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site


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Place/region: Quirigua, Guatemala, Latin America, Caribbean
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV
Coproducer/sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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Rights: NHK; UNESCO TV
 

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Original: Video.MP4
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-NHK-42.149
Rights holder: NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation