Maffeo Polo is the uncle of Marco Polo. He is played by Corrado Invernizzi.

Season 1

Maffeo Polo accompanies his brother and Marco Polo to Khanbaliq. They Kowtow to the khan before offering Marco Polo as a servant instead of being executed. He is held as an honored Guest as Marco Polo works for the khan.

Later, Marco is forced to choose a punishment for his father and uncle since he made a huge error. As a result, Marco chose to have their hands burned by hot metal.

Season 2

Maffeo is released and travels to Acre to talk to Pope Gregory X in the city of Acre. There, they successfully convince the Pope to send an army to aid Ahmad in the upcoming coup d'etat against the khan.