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Royal Mayan massacre site unearthed

Posted on Friday, 18 November, 2005 | Comment icon 2 comments


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"Thirty-one assassinated and dismembered Maya nobles have been found by a team of Guatemalan and American archaeologists in a sacred cistern at the entrance to the sprawling royal palace in the ruins of the ancient city of Cancuén, capital of one of the richest kingdoms of the Classic Maya civilization (circa A."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by thebarman on 18 November, 2005, 15:19
Sounds like there was a revolution if you ask me, interesting
Comment icon #2 Posted by hippiegirl on 18 November, 2005, 19:22
Weird... I'd like to know what happened to cause this massive destruction.


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