Oldest Intact Maya Mural Found in Guatemala

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  • Aug 19 2010 1:17 AM

    John Garrett

     

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In this National Geographic News article, read about archaeologist William Saturno's recent discovery of a Maya mural in Guatemala. Found at a Maya ceremonial site called San Bartolo, the mural is unusually well preserved and more finely executed than experts previously expected for artifacts of the Preclassic period. Links to related Web sites and maps are also found on this page.

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