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AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Mayan step pyramid in Chiapas, Mexico. This is a religious structure with a temple building on top. The Maya were an ancient Mesoamerican civilization that inhabited southern Mexico and nearby areas for thousands of years from the second millennium BC to the Spanish conquest in the 16th century. Photographed in the period 1913 to 1917 by US anthropologist John Alden Mason (1885-1967).
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