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Paleo Slide Set: Climate and the Classic Maya Civilization
Palace from Tikal, Department of Peten, Guatemala
The Maya also built low, multi-room buildings, called palaces, that were thought to have served a residential function for the ruling class. This palace is also from Tikal.

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David A. Hodell
Department of Geology, University of Florida
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