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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
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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