Mayan tomb may belong to warrior queen
Mayan Tomb May Belong to Warrior Queen

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The tomb was revealed during digging at the ancient Maya city of El Perú-Waka' in the rain forest of northern Guatemala. Alongside the body, excavators found a white jar shaped like a conch shell with the head and arm of a woman carved at the opening. The artifact had four hieroglyphs that suggest it belonged to the seventh-century warrior queen Lady K'abel.

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