Tomb of Maya queen K'abel discovered in Guatemala

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of archaeologists, including scientists from the Washington University in St. Louis and the College of Wooster, has discovered the tomb of Mayan queen Lady K'abel, a seventh-century Holy Snake Lord considered one of the greatest queens of the Classic Maya civilization. During excavations of the royal Maya city of El Perú-Waka' in northwestern Petén, Guatemala, the team found the tomb that supposedly to belonged to Lady K'abel. The tomb was identified in early June. El Peru-Waka' is located approximately 75 kilometers west of Tikal, Guatemala. The city was part of Classic Maya civilization, which lasted from around 200 – 900 AD in the southern lowlands of Central America. It consists of nearly one square kilometer of plazas, palaces, temple pyramids and homes surrounded by several kilometers of dispersed homes and temples. The team came to the conclusion that this is Lady K'abel's tomb because of a small, carved alabaster jar found in the burial

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The suspected burial site and remains of a powerful Maya ruler have been unearthed in Guatemala, archaeologists say.

Thu 4 Oct 12 from National Geographic

Raiding the tomb of the Holy Snake Lord: Researchers uncover 7th Century resting place of the Maya's great warrior queen

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Thu 4 Oct 12 from Daily Mail

Tomb of Mayan Queen Found

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Thu 4 Oct 12 from Discovery.com

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Thu 4 Oct 12 from FOXNews

Tomb found of Mayan warrior queen

Archaeologists working in Guatemala say they've discovered the tomb of Lady K'abel, a seventh-century queen considered one of the greatest Mayan rulers. read more

Thu 4 Oct 12 from TG Daily

Mayan Tomb May Belong to Warrior Queen

Archaeologists have found what could be the tomb of the 7th century ruler Lady K'abel.

Wed 3 Oct 12 from Livescience

Tomb of Mayan queen discovered

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Archaeologists in Guatemala say they uncovered the seventh-century tomb of one of the great queens of Classic Maya civilization.

Wed 3 Oct 12 from UPI

Tiny jar identifies mighty Maya queen

Glyphs carved into a jar lead archaeologists to conclude that the tomb in Guatemala where the jar was found belonged to one of the greatest Maya queens. ...

Thu 4 Oct 12 from Labspaces.net

Archeologists Uncover Rare Tomb Of Mayan Queen In Guatemala

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of archaeologists, including scientists from the Washington University in St. Louis and the College of Wooster, has discovered the ...

Thu 4 Oct 12 from RedOrbit

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