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World Heritage Sites: Tikal National Park

http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/64/

One of the major sites of Mayan civilization, inhabited from the 6th century B.C. to the 10th century A.D.

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Wikipedia - Tikal

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tikal

Encyclopedic entry for the largest of the ancient ruined cities of the Maya civilization.

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Tomb of the Jade Jaguar

http://www.maya-art-books.org/jade_lecture.html

Slide show, available in English, German, or Spanish, for museums, libraries, and schools on how archaeologists find the tombs of ancient Maya kings beneath the pyramid-temples. Lecture is based on Nicholas Hellmuth's discovery.

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Tikal Ruins

http://www.bootsnall.com/cgi-bin/gt/camericatravelguides/dec00tikal.shtml

Guide and information about the ruins. Includes links, photos and travel guide.

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Photos from Tikal

http://mayaruins.com/tikal.html

A collection of photos from the Mayan archaeological site of Tikal in the Peten jungle of Guatemala.

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Journey Through Tikal

http://www.destination360.com/tikal.htm

Description of ruins and recovered treasures. Includes maps, photos, and a cultural history of the Mayan people.

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Jaguar in the Night

http://www.mesoweb.com/maler/jaguar.html

Excerpts from Teobert Maler's journal and photos of his expedition to Tikal in 1895.

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Enjoy Guatemala: Tikal

http://www.enjoyguatemala.com/tikal.htm

Travel information, including photos and description of archaeological sites.

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