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.
Premiere Airdate: February 2001