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Question 1:
What type is thing is Palenque?
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Question 2:

Question 3: [7] The work of ________ as well as that of Berlin, Schele, Mathews, and others initiated the intense historical investigations that characterized much of the scholarship on the ancient Maya from the 1960s to the present.
CopánYuri KnorozovSylvanus MorleyTatiana Proskouriakoff

Question 4: Temple of the Count another elegant Classic Palenque temple, which got its name from the fact that early explorer ________ lived in the building for some time, and Waldeck claimed to be a Count.
MesoamericaJean-Frédéric WaldeckCharles Étienne Brasseur de BourbourgMexico

Question 5: [16] These temples were named by early explorers; the cross-like images in two of the reliefs actually depict the tree of creation at the center of the world in ________.
Maya mythologyMaya civilizationMaya religionMaya calendar

Question 6: K'inich Janaab' Pakal ("Pacal II"; "________") 615-683
OlmecMayanismPalenqueK'inich Janaab' Pakal

Question 7: Starting in 1832 ________ spent two years at Palenque making numerous drawings, but most of his work was not published until 1866.
Charles Étienne Brasseur de BourbourgMesoamericaMexicoJean-Frédéric Waldeck

Question 8: Matawil or Matwiil is a mythological location likely connected to the Mat ________ where important events in Palenque mythology occurred.
Maya civilizationYuri KnorozovMaya scriptMayan languages

Question 9: The most famous ruler of Palenque is ________ whose tomb has been found and excavated in the temple of the inscriptions.
K'inich Janaab' PakalOlmecMayanismMaya civilization

Question 10: The site of Palenque had been abandoned by the ________ for several centuries, when the Spanish explorers arrived in Chiapas in the 16th century.
Maya civilizationMayan languagesMexicoMaya peoples


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