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
Wed 3 Oct 12 from Phys.org
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
The tomb, which has lain undisturbed for centuries, was found during excavations of the royal Maya city of El PerÃº-Waka, in the PetÃ©n jungle region of Guatemala.
Thu 4 Oct 12 from Daily Mail
The tomb found in a Guatemalan rainforest appears to belong to the seventh-century warrior queen Lady K'abel.
Thu 4 Oct 12 from Discovery.com
Archaeologists say they've discovered what could be the tomb of one of the greatest Mayan rulers, the seventh-century warrior queen Lady K'abel.
Thu 4 Oct 12 from FOXNews
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
Archaeologists have found what could be the tomb of the 7th century ruler Lady K'abel.
Wed 3 Oct 12 from Livescience
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
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. ...
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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 ...
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