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Maya Astronomy and Building Orientations

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (33 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2015.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Edwin Barnhart
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2015.
Summary, etc.:
The Maya were expert sky observers. Discover that many of their buildings are oriented to view the rising and setting of celestial bodies, and still others are designed to interact with sunlight, creating tricks of light and shadows. Consider what these alignments may have signified.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: History, Ancient.
Genre: Education films.

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