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Archaeologists Find Pre-Columbian Tombs in Guatemala

Guatemalan archaeologists hope two tombs uncovered in Peten, Guatemala, will shed light on a clash between two kingdoms located in the Maya Lowlands during the Classic Maya period from 250 to 900 A.D. The tombs in Peten, 310 miles (500 kilometers) from the capital, Guatemala City, escaped decades of looting at the site, a group of archaeologists said at a news conference Monday. Beginning in 2000, archaeologist Francisco Estrada-Belli, who directs Boston University's Holmul...

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