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Uxmal : thrice built / 2001 Audiovisuel.

Other author/creator2001 Audiovisuel.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2001.
Description1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title Thrice built
Series Living Stones: Where Archaeology Begins
Living stones. ^A1038961
Contents New World vs. Ancient Civilizations (2:44) -- Puuc Region of the Maya (4:18) -- Uxmal's Abundance (4:13) -- Uxmal's Thriving Economy (2:13) -- Mayan Architectural Wonders (4:58) -- Mayan Nunnery Quadrangle (6:32)
Abstract Set in the heart of the Puuc hills, the imposing remains of Uxmal-Thrice Built, in the Yucatec Mayan language-testify to that city's extraordinary past. This program travels to the Yucatan Peninsula to explore the ruins of this significant Mayan cultural center. Aerial photography captures the magnitude of the site, while a ground-level inspection homes in on details such as the long-nosed Chac masks and carved mosaic facades associated with Mayan architectural ornamentation of the period. The Pyramid of the Magician, Nunnery Quadrangle, Governor's Palace, and Grand Pyramid are featured.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 04, 2006.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginal produced: 2001 Audiovisuel, 2001 9780736584036
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number32745s Films Media Group
Publisher number32753 Films Media Group

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