Long-Sought Maya City Found in Guatemala


  • Aug 24 2010 1:09 AM

    John Garrett


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In this National Geographic News article, read about the discovery of the ancient Maya city nicknamed Site Q, which was previously known only by its exquisite, looted artifacts. The discovery promises to fill gaps in Maya history and clarify the complex political and social roles of rival city states during a period of war and strife in 7th-century Central America. Links to other stories, photos, videos and Web sites are also found on this page.

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