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The National Gallery of Art Collection

Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya (#147)

A thirty-minute documentary film presents the culture and society that created the most advanced civilization of ancient Mesoamerica. Filmed in the state of Chiapas in southern Mexico, the program focuses on the courts of the Maya kingdoms of Palenque, Tonina and Bonampak. [27 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: If you can't take your students to the NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART in Washington D.C., IPTV will bring it to you. Meet national standards in the visual arts for K-12 students, with a wide variety of artists, subjects, techniques and styles.

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