NOW PLAYING—Mystery of the Maya follows an archaeologist and a young Maya descendant through spectacular ancient ruins as they unlock the secrets of the past.
Journey back in time and witness the splendor of Maya culture at its zenith as a handful of intrepid archaeologists and explorers unearth long-lost temples and a tomb of an ancient king in the dense jungle.
Filmed on location at numerous sites throughout the Maya regions, Mystery of the Maya features the culture, scientific achievements, and history of the Maya. This fascinating look into Maya culture blends dramatic recreations with actual archaeological excavations, rare archival material, and animation sequences. Their legacy in stone, which has survived only in a fragmentary fashion in magnificent ruins, lives on as do the millions of Maya descendants.
Capturing the vastness and grandeur of Maya civilization, Mystery of the Maya will take audiences on a breathtaking trip through a millennium of Maya history. Runtime: 36 mins.
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