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A team of archaeologists on Wednesday reported the discovery of an enormous structure unearthed in Guatemala beneath an ancient Maya pyramid. The stucco wall structure, called a frieze, is nearly 30 feet long and more than 6 feet tall.
Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of what could be a lost ancient Maya city in the rainforests of Mexico.
Cup provided key clue
â€œFrom our research we have learned that the Maya were deliberately conserving forest resources,â€ says David Lentz, a professor of biological sciences at the University of Cincinnati and executive director of the Cincinnati Center for Field Studies.
By Eduardo Garcia GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A Mayan city whose fabulous art has beguiled collectors for decades but whose true location was until now a mystery has been pinpointed in the jungles of northern Guatemala, scientists said on Tuesday.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).