For over twenty years, a team led by archaeologist Bill Fash has been at the forefront of research into the ancient Maya kings of Central America. NOVA's cameras were there to capture Fash's excavation of the burial of the legendary ancestral king and original founder of Copan's dynasty. It was a stunning find that revealed that the Maya's rule was militaristic and war-like. This exploration of the turbulent Maya world will present the latest findings in one of archaeology's fastest moving, most provocative fields.
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