Project One: Mayan
ago the pre-Columbian Mayans built highly complex cities and mammoth structures
without the invention of the wheel or domesticated animals(Benson 40).
Their limited architectural and engineering knowledge enabled them to strengthen
their civilization by creating wondrous religious centers. The information
that I found was so extensive that I decided to focus on their pyramids
Types of Religious
First Temple - Cerros
all of this in mind it truly amazes me to think how advanced these people
were in some areas and how behind they were in others. They found
their won way to do things and accomplished great tasks. All civilizations
go through a phase of building on gigantic scale(Stierlin 98). The
Mayans took this endeavor one step further by beautifying their structures
using bright, colorful, painted decorations(Hernandez 17). They were
constructed so well that they can still be seen today.
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