Could This Story Spark the Idea for a Disney Latina Princess?

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Archeologists made a discovery in the northern department of Peten in Guatemala.

According to Fox News Latino, researchers came across a piece of stone dating back 1,450 years to a period known as the Mayan civilization's "dark age."

The El Peru Stela 44 monument tells the story of the rise of Mayan princess who was involved in a brutal battle between two familial dynasties.

“Great rulers took pleasure in describing adversity as a prelude to ultimate success. Here the Snake queen, Lady Ikoom, prevailed in the end,” said Washington University in St. Louis Research Director David Freidel.

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