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Discovery of Stone Monument at El Perú-Waka' Adds New Chapter to Ancient Maya History


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

Marty
- 1372 days ago - news.wustl.edu
Archaeologists tunneling beneath the main temple of the ancient Maya city of El Perú-Waka' in northern Guatemala have discovered an intricately carved stone monument with hieroglyphic text detailing the exploits of a little-known sixth-century princess



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. (0)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 11:10 am
Shows how complex First Nations society could be. This is more the norm than the exception.
 

Angeles M (298)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 2:48 pm
Very interesting! Thank you!
 

Birgit W (160)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 5:25 pm
Interesting, thank you.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 6:26 pm
Interesting.
 

Frank R (51)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 1:59 am
Quite Interesting
 

Hartson Doak (39)
Monday July 22, 2013, 12:38 am
I am wondering how this was dated. I am thinking with the discovery of a 200,000 year old gold mining settlement in Africa, that the accepted date from only the last ice age are wrong. Other than that, awesome info.
 

Dan(iel) M (25)
Monday July 22, 2013, 6:33 am
Interesting
 

Melania Padilla (161)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 9:54 am
Thanks
 
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