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Aztec and Maya

Thanks to School Library Journal's On the Web column for these links.


Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya
www.nga.gov/exhibitions/2004/maya/lifeatcourt.shtm
Interactive features distinguish this site, created as part of a 2004 National Gallery of Art exhibit.
FAMSI
Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies
http://famsi.org
Inca Mummies (National Geographic) http://nationalgeographic.com/inca
Special Issue: Maya (National Geographic) http://nationalgeographic.com
Use the site's search box with keyword "maya" to find loads of great content.
Secrets of the Dead: Aztec Massacre
Full episode available here.
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/episodes/aztec_massacre/1/
Video segments from the PBS documentary on the forensic investigation of an Aztec mass grave.  SLJ said of this site, "Not for the faint of heart."
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection http://museum.doaks.org/IT_909
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University http://peabody.harvard.edu/ Search for appropriate objects by keyword or location.
A study of Mayan hieroglyphics for many sites is here, also.
Yale University Art Gallery http://artgallery.yale.edu/     Search for appropriate objects by keyword or location.