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Long-Sought Maya City Found in Guatemala

by Pat Coate | October 01, 2005

Peten Region, Guatemala - An archaeologist seeking refuge from hungry mosquitoes in the Guatemalan rain forest has solved the 45-year-old mystery of the location of Site Q.

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.

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