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Looted Maya Treasure Returned Anonymously

June 11, 2006

Guatemala - A 1,500-year-old Maya stone box that had been looted from a Guatemalan cave has been returned by an unnamed collector.

Experts had described the artifact as one of the most impressive finds from the Early Classic Period (A.D. 250-600) of ancient Maya civilization.

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