By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 13:33
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.
By Samantha Leal | 09/18/2012 - 17:00
A family in Chajul, Guatamela, looking to start home renovations, discovered their home held quite the secret. Underneath their walls, they found paintings. Now, five years later, those paintings have been identified as an authentic Mayan mural by National Geographic, centuries old and preserved under layers of plaster.
Scientists are now racing against time to help preserve the mural, before light disintegrates the artwork itself.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/28/2010 - 13:36
Mexican archaeologists recently discovered a tomb dating back to the time of the demise of the Mayan civilization. Scientists are hoping that clues found within the tomb may help explain the mysterious disappearance of one of Mexico's most advanced ancient civilizations.