Published: March 5th 2012
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"Tikal was the capital of a conquest state that became one of the most powerful kingdoms of the ancient Maya.Though monumental architecture at the site dates back as far as the 4th century BC, Tikal reached its apogee during the Classic Period, ca. 200 to 900 AD. During this time, the citydominated much of the Maya region politically, economically, and militarily, while interacting with areas throughout Mesoamerica such as the great metropolis of Teotihuacan in the distant Valley of Mexico." See e.g., http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tikal


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5th March 2012

Intriguing . . .!
Intrigued to see a peahen like bird at this ancient site across the world. These ruins and the various sculptures fascinate me. Brings to mind Eric Von Daniken's thesis about these buildings being records of early man's interaction with advanced alien civilizations from other galaxies . . . (Ref: Chariots of the Gods, In Search of Ancient Gods, etc.)

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