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2009-03-14 14:15:00

Archaeologists have unearthed stucco panels carved with images of cosmic gods, monsters and serpents in the northern jungles of Guatemala.

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2009-03-12 11:31:49

Archeologists in Guatemala's northern jungle have uncovered carved stucco panels from the Mayan civilization that depict cosmic monsters, gods and serpents that are the oldest known depictions of a famous Mayan creation myth.

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2008-08-16 15:14:24

A maze of stone temples in underground caves which ancient Mayans believed was a portal where dead souls entered the underworld have been discovered by Mexican archaeologists.

2005-10-29 10:50:48

(Corrects fifth paragraph to read: Gibson achieved fame with lucrative movies like the epic "The Patriot") A corrected repetition follows: By Tim Gaynor VERACRUZ, Mexico (Reuters) - Actor Mel Gibson, who turned a Latin script on the crucifixion of Christ into box office gold last year, is in Mexico to shoot his latest film: an action movie shot entirely in an ancient Mayan tongue.

2005-10-28 16:04:09

By Tim Gaynor VERACRUZ, Mexico (Reuters) - Actor Mel Gibson, who turned a Latin script on the crucifixion of Christ into box office gold last year, is in Mexico to shoot his latest film: an action movie shot entirely in an ancient Mayan tongue.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.