Narrated by Hector Elizondo

His name is Yax K'uk Mo'. He is the legendary founder of Copan, a Mayan city abandoned over 1000 years ago. Here a dynasty of powerful lords maintained their power through sacred blood rituals. For generations, scholars thought Yax K'uk Mo' to be a Maya god. But now archaeologists believe they may have found his tomb.

NOVA/PBS
Premiere Airdate: February 2001

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