Posted 20 October, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Guatemalan archaeologist involved in the International Festival of Mayan Culture

During the Third International Festival of Mayan Culture, which takes place in Merida, Yucatán, Mexico's 17 to the 26 October, Archaeologist Jorge Oswaldo Gomez Padilla, representative of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, through the Vice Ministry of Cultural and Natural Heritage, spoke at the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya in the Multipurpose Room.

Gómez Padilla was responsible "Architecture Maya in Tikal" considerations and architectural creativity of the Maya, during the first roundtable Mayab.

The culture produced a monumental architecture, of large monuments are preserved and according Guatemalan archaeologist, "It is possible that the temple 4 It was constructed in 8 years ", referred the expert.

Also released as Maya architecture is distributed in the Tikal Park, raising awareness of the space around it and the positions of the monuments, add archaeologist "This archaeological site is one of the most important of the Maya culture to which you are renaming is in this festival"

Guatemala is the guest country of the International Festival dedicated to "Building on the scenery Mayab", that brings together the arts, writing and Mayan architecture. Campeche is also the Mexican state guest of the Festival and Russian representatives interested in further exploring this culture.

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