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Mystery Of The Mountain: Hidden In Plain View

The hill Teoton, surrounded by fertile fields, Puebla-Tlaxcala Valley, Mexico. Narrated by actor Memo Sauceda, "Mystery Of The Mountain: Hidden In Plain View" chronicles a most intriguing and remarkable story, and explores the question: what if one of the world's largest pyramids is waiting to be unearthed in Mexico?
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The hill Teoton, surrounded by fertile fields, Puebla-Tlaxcala Valley, Mexico. Narrated by actor Memo Sauceda, "Mystery Of The Mountain: Hidden In Plain View" chronicles a most intriguing and remarkable story, and explores the question: what if one of the world's largest pyramids is waiting to be unearthed in Mexico?

Airs Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV

Narrated by actor Memo Sauceda, “Mystery Of The Mountain: Hidden In Plain View” chronicles a most intriguing and remarkable story, and explores the question: what if one of the world's largest pyramids is waiting to be unearthed in Mexico?

For centuries, a rugged and venerated hilltop in Mexico has borne witness to the rise and fall of pre-Columbian societies, and to the creation and destruction of temples and pyramids.

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It is also the focal point of a most unlikely mystery, and a possible sacred structure lost to history.

The program investigates one of the few clues that remains today: a 430-year-old map that was carefully redrawn and passed down from generation to generation.

The map depicts what would be one of the largest step pyramid structures in known history.

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