Behind the scenes of ancient treasures from the Tikal Ruins

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The Tikal Ruins are the remnants of an ancient city in Guatemala. Evidence of the existence of the once powerful Maya civilization, today it is considered one of the largest archeological sites in Guatemala.
This place also happens to be the location for George Lucas’ first installment of the Star Wars movie series. Tikal was a Maya city of great power and size. Many beautiful buildings have been uncovered and many more plan to be discovered and restored. It was the capital of a state that became one of the most powerful kingdoms of the ancient Maya.
Tikal became prosperous using inventive agricultural techniques which allowed the area to feed itself. Ironically however, these sane techniques left it vulnerable to drought, which is thought by some to have played a role in the collapse of the Maya civilization. Americas Now brings you to the beautiful Tikal Ruins in Guatemala.

Ancient treasures from the Tikal Ruins

Ancient treasures from the Tikal Ruins

The Tikal Ruins are the remnants of an ancient city in Guatemala. Evidence of the existence of the once powerful Maya civilization, today it is considered one of the largest archeological sites in Guatemala. This place also happens to be the location for George Lucas’ first installment of the Star Wars movie series. Tikal was a Maya city of great power and size. Many beautiful buildings have been uncovered and many more plan to be discovered and restored. It was the capital of a state that became one of the most powerful kingdoms of the ancient Maya. Tikal became prosperous using inventive agricultural techniques which allowed the area to feed itself. Ironically however, these sane techniques left it vulnerable to drought, which is thought by some to have played a role in the collapse of the Maya civilization. Americas Now brings you to the beautiful Tikal Ruins in Guatemala.
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