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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
- 428 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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Michael Kirkby (85)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 11:10 am
Shows how complex First Nations society could be. This is more the norm than the exception.
 

Angeles Madrazo (292)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 2:48 pm
Very interesting! Thank you!
 

Birgit W. (144)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 5:25 pm
Interesting, thank you.
 

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

Franck R. (52)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 1:59 am
Quite Interesting
 

Hartson Doak (33)
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. (24)
Monday July 22, 2013, 6:33 am
Interesting
 

Melania Padilla (179)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 9:54 am
Thanks
 
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