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Maya pyramid, Roman walls, Hawaiian historic structure


(1) A Maya pyramid at El Zotz, Guatemala, with images done in dramatic painted stucco and a royal tomb full of artifacts and human remains, may have linked the deceased lord to the eternal sun; (2) technicians using ancient building techniques work to save crumbling walls at  “The Mithraeum of the Painted Walls” in Ostia Antica, the harbor of classical Rome; (3) workers restore Paschoal Hall, the central structure of Kalaupapa.



Produced in 2012 by Archaeological Legacy Institute

Copyright 2012 by Archaeological Legacy Institute

Web links:

El Zotz (Wikipedia)

El Zotz Masks Yield Insights into Maya Beliefs (Brown Univeristy)

The House of the Mithraeum of the Painted Walls (Special Superintendency for the Archaeological Heritage of Rome)

Institute for Conservation and Restoration, Rome

Kalaupapa Leprosy Settlement and National Historical Park (Wikipedia)

Kalaupapa National Historical Park (National Park Service)