Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Mexican archaeologists enter, for the first time, a 1,500 year old tomb in Palenque

According to ArtDaily, A multidisciplinary team of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH – Conaculta) entered a mortuary chamber (discovered thirteen years before in Palenque, Chiapas) for the first time. This chamber is thought to contain the remains of one of the first sovereign of this city K’uk Bahlam I, who rose to power in 431 AC, and founded the dynasty to which the celebrated Mayan governor Pakal belonged to.

Read more here: http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=57759

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