Ancient Maya Tomb Discovered in Guatemala

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: May 4, 2006   View Article

A newly uncovered Maya tomb might be the resting place of the first ruler of Waka’, an ancient city on what was a major trade route.

The tomb, uncovered deep in the jungles of Guatemala, contains a single skeleton lying on a stone bench, jade jewels, and the remains of a jaguar pelt, according to news reports.

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