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Stunning Wall Structure Unearthed In Maya City Of Holmul
2013-08-08 09:56:01

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 Unearth Stone Monument Detailing 'Dark Period' In Maya History
2013-07-18 09:21:44

Archaeologists have uncovered a "dark period" in Maya history while tunneling beneath the main temple of El Peru-Waka', an ancient Maya city in northern Guatemala, according to cultural officials in that country.

Tomb Of Mayan Queen Discovered In Guatemala
2012-10-04 08:29:24

A team of archaeologists has discovered the tomb of Mayan queen Lady K'abel, a seventh-century Holy Snake Lord considered one of the most powerful queens of the Classic Maya civilization.

2012-07-31 12:31:13

Cup provided key clue

2006-05-04 00:50:00

Archeologists outsmarted tomb raiders to unearth a major Maya Indian royal burial site in the Guatemalan jungle, discovering jade jewelry and a jaguar pelt from more than 1,500 years ago.

2006-05-03 17:45:00

Archeologists outsmarted tomb raiders to unearth a major Maya Indian royal burial site in the Guatemalan jungle, discovering jade jewelry and a jaguar pelt from more than 1,500 years ago.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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