Update- Maya:Hidden Worlds Revealed
Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed officially closed on January 5th, 2014 at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St Paul, Minnesota. The exhibit which opened in June 2013 saw an estimated 800,000 visitors and now travels to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. This exhibition explored not only the iconic temple pyramids, such as Xunantunich, but also the thatched huts of commoners, royal tombs, and cave sacrifices. Visitors to the exhibition, learnt about Maya astronomy, religion, ball games and warfare, as well as reasons behind the civilization’s collapse and its continuity in the traditions of contemporary Maya.
If you did not get a chance to see this extraordinary exhibits, which features over 200 objects from Belize, have no fear. It will open in DMNS on Feb 14th– Sept 1, 2014 , Boston Museum of Science Oct –May 2015 and San Diego Natural History Museum June – Jan 2016.