• Mexico

    Campeche and Uxmal – two civilizations

    Uxmal is the second most – important Mayan city in Mexico, just after Chichen Itza. The city is famous for its architecture and ornamentation. The most surprising is the fact that there’re no drinking water reservoirs in the surroundings and even there’s no evidence that they existed.  Probably, potable water was being cached during rains and used in the dry season. The lack of water resources explains the abundance of reliefs presenting Chaca – god of rain. The most representative point is the Pyramid of the Magician, towering over the city.  Similarly to Chichen Itza, this pyramid was being used for ritual purposes. During rituals, priests offered still beating hearts…

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