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Researchers have found a 1,500-year-old stucco mask of a Maya ruler K’inich Janaab ‘Pakal. What is the difference between this mask and others, it has apparently been made in the king’s likeness.
An eagle-eyed archaeologist, has created a publicly available online map of the 27 Mayan ceremonial sites in central Mexico.
Takeshi Inomata, a professor of archaeology at the University of Arizona, made the discovery with the help of a LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) map that he found online last year, according to the New York Times. LiDAR technology uses a laser to measure distances on the surface of the Earth, and it may prove to be very valuable to look at what is hidden in areas of dense vegetation.
The 2011 map, which covers 4,400 square miles from the Mexican states of Tabasco and Chiapas, which was published by Mexico’s National Institute of Statistics and Geography, the period of time being reported.
“THE FIRST OF ITS KIND ANCIENT MAYA, A TOOL HAS BEEN DISCOVERED IN THE LAGOON
Inomata, told Fox News that the discovery followed investigations at the site of Ceibal in Guatemala, where there is a ceremonial complex dating to 1000 to 900 B. C. it has been found. “And then We went to this region (Tabasco) to think that there might be a similar ceremonial buildings of the period,” he said via e-mail. “It was great to see that there [are] other sites of this type than we had expected. It is also noteworthy that, she had a standardized rectangle formations.”
LiDAR image of the El Saraguato site.
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Although visible on the LiDAR maps, and many sightseeing attractions, such as the nickname “La Carmelita” is hard to find in the ground to examine it, according to the Times.
The discovery of the 27-the lost Mayan ritual sites, it sheds a new light on the ancient culture. “It’s the time when people were just starting with the use of ceramics and adoption of a sedentary way of life,” he said. The presence of such a formal, ceremonial complex, at an early period, to certain rituals and religious concepts are spread over a large area, and if the people accept the new way of life.”
AMAZING MAYAN DISCOVERY: ANCIENT KING’S MASK WAS DISCOVERED IN MEXICO
The Mexican national Institute of Anthropology and History were also involved in the project.
View of La Carmelita-site, in the western world. (Takeshi Inomata)
There are a number of fascinating Mayan discoveries in south America over the past few years.
Experts have recently discovered a unique, ancient tool that was used by the Maya, the salt workers are more than 1000 years ago. Made of the mineral jadeite, the bit-style environments to be found on the website of the european Championships, and the Way Rm, is a Maya of the salt marshes in the southern part of Belize, and is now immersed in a salt-water lagoon on the other.
THE MYSTERIOUS LOST MAYAN CITIES ARE DISCOVERED IN THE GUATEMALAN JUNGLE
Last year, there was an old mask, with a picture of a 7th-century Maya king has been discovered in the southern part of Mexico.
View of La Carmelita in the south. (Takeshi Inomata)
In 2018, the archeologists used sophisticated technology to reveal lost cities and towns, and the thousands of ancient structures deep in the Guatemalan jungle, to which it is attached is that of the Mayan civilization, which was much larger than previously thought.
LiveScience is reporting that hundreds of Maya artifacts that were used in the ritual of the sacrifice of the animals have also been discovered at the bottom of a Guatemalan lake.
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From the heart, in what is now Guatemala, the Maya empire reached the peak of its power in the sixth century A. D., according to the History.com even though the majority of the civilization, cities were abandoned around 900 A. D.
The Associated Press contributed to this article.