Stunning Maya sculpture unearthed from buried pyramid

August 8, 2013 3:48 AM

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Stunning Maya sculpture unearthed from buried pyramid

Maya archaeologists report a stunning discovery, a well-preserved stucco sculpture outside a buried tomb depicting the crowning of a Maya ruler.

of the Holmul Archaeological Project. "The preservation is wonderful because it was very carefully packed with dirt before they started building over it."

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