subdomainarchive Tikal Intro


Virtual Tour

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Google Earth

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Site Information

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Interactive Map

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A Brief Introduction

Tikal is the largest city of the Maya civilization’s Classic period and home to Temple IV which was the second largest structure in the New World until the first skyscrapers were built in North America. A project team from UC Berkeley traveled to Tikal to digitally preserve the temples and aid local restoration activities.

Click here to read more about this project