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Tiny jar identifies mighty Maya queen

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Glyphs carved into a tiny alabaster jar have led archaeologists to conclude that the tomb in Guatemala where the jar was found belonged to one of the greatest queens of the Classic Maya civilization, known as Lady K'abel.

"She was not only a queen, but a supreme warlord, and that made her the most powerful person in the kingdom during her lifetime," David Freidel, an archaeologist at Washington University in St. Louis, said in a report released today. That description would put Lady K'abel in the same class as other ruling women of the ancient world, ranging from the biblical Queen of Sheba to Egypt's Hatshepsut and Cleopatra.

http://cosmiclog.nbc...maya-queen?lite

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My first thought was... oh! they found one of her make-up jars. But then the story says she was a supreme warlord. Doubt she had the time for make-up then. :P

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Another article on this subject:

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Tomb of Mayan Queen Found

Archaeologists in Guatemala say they have discovered the 7th-century tomb of Lady K'abel, one of the greatest queens of classic Maya civilization. ~~~ Read more

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Hope the carving is not supposed to be her. ! YIKES !!!

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