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Mythology & Folklore: Unit 8 Lab Activity Use the following websites to complete your lab activity. Please answer the questions below in complete sentences. Percy Fawcett and the lost city of Z: The history behind the film The Lost City of Z and the Mysterious Disappearance of Percy Fawcett The Lost City of Z 1. Who was Percy Fawcett? Percy Fawcett was an explorer in South America. He was a war hero, a brilliant surveyist and archaeologist. He went in search for the city of gold and vanished with his team. 2. What was the city of gold? What stories or myths were told about this city? The city of gold is The Lost City of Z, an extremely large and advanced city made of gold. Their chief, El Dorado, liked to be covered in gold dust and threw treasures into a lake. 3. What happened in 1911 that spurred Fawcett's decision to seek the city of gold? Photos were released of Machu Pichu and other Incan sites that were just found. The released photos made others believe that other sites they had heard of might be real.
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  • English-language films, Percy Fawcett, released photos

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