Transcript
  • 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:25    |    
    Introduction
  • 03:23    |    
    Maya time periods
    • Postclassic
    • Classic
    • Preclassic
  • 04:50    |    
    Mesoamerica
  • 05:38    |    
    Mirador Basin area
    • Lowland swamps
    • Geographic framework
    • Archaeological sites
    • Tropical rainforest
    • Depredation of the forest
    • Mirador Basin maps
      • Carnegie Institution maps
      • Earliest photographs
      • Recent maps
    • The city of El Mirador
      • Causeways
      • The interstate system of the first state
    • Monumental architecture in the Mirador Basin
  • 25:26    |    
    Total station mapping
    • Star pattern system
    • Size and scale of structures
      • Alignments
      • Danta pyramid
    • The city of Nakbe
      • Garden cities
      • Chinampa style agriculture
  • 34:11    |    
    Mapping using laser scans
    • Structure 34
    • Scanning a building's interior
    • Subsurface radar
  • 41:00    |    
    Classic Maya ceramics
  • 42:06    |    
    The city of Tintal
  • 43:28    |    
    Sites in the San Bartolo area
  • 44:14.5    |    
    Future of archaeology
  • 44:39    |    
    Social projects in Mirador Basin
  • 47:13    |    
    Proposed tourist routes
  • 47:25    |    
    Question and answer period
    • Can you comment on the relative magnitude of these constructions compared to other ancient cultures?
    • Where is the organization and financing of this project coming from?
    • How will the delicate ecological balance be maintained if tourism is developed?
    • What architectural proportions did the Maya used?
    • What are the dimensions of El Mirador?
    • Why did Preclassic civilization collapse?
    • Why did the Maya and Olmec build with different orientations?
    • What is the political organization of the Mirador Basin?
    • How long will it take for the Mirador Basin to become a national park?
    • What are the population estimates for Preclassic Maya cities?
    • How were the causeways built?
  • 01:12:24    |    
    Final words
  • 01:12:33    |    
    Final credits


Mapping the Mirador Basin: Exploration and New Technology in the Cradle of Maya Civilization

New Media  | 05 de febrero de 2007  | Vistas: 3497






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Richard D. Hansen is archaeologist, director of the Mirador Basin Project…

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