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Pictures: Mysterious Maya Tomb Explored for First Time


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 638 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
An entrance to a Maya burial chamber is decorated with vibrant red wall murals--the first look scientists have gotten of a mysterious tomb discovered in 1999.



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g d c. (0)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 9:29 am
ty
 

John B. (175)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 8:57 pm
Thanks Marty for the link to the article by Catherine Zuckerman and the wonderful slide show. Marvelous photos. Read, viewed and noted.
 

Ro H. (0)
Monday January 21, 2013, 6:56 am
cool
 

Sam E M. (0)
Monday January 21, 2013, 7:06 am
What a find! I wonder whether they will find out who is entombed there. Fascinating.
 

Mike M. (55)
Monday January 21, 2013, 7:39 am
Interesting
 

Linda W. (175)
Monday January 21, 2013, 7:53 am
Great article ~ thanks
 

Dana W. (9)
Monday January 21, 2013, 8:35 am
Closeup pics of mural fragments were wonderful. Hope the tomb won't be robbed by locals trying to make a quick buck.
 

Kay M. (351)
Monday January 21, 2013, 9:23 am
cool.
 

Michael Kirkby (85)
Monday January 21, 2013, 9:35 am
Interesting
 

Winn Adams (193)
Monday January 21, 2013, 3:26 pm
OMG that's great.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:13 pm
Thank you.
 

linda g. (3)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:28 pm
Amazing pictures of this site fill one with wonder about the activities that went on here. Hope the project team works to preserve the vibrant red since the tomb has now been opened to the destructive outside air, moisture, etc.
 

caroline s. (80)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 4:37 am
fantastic!
 
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