Picture of the Day

Archaeologists have uncovered a “dramatic” new Mayan temple in the Guatemalan jungle; one covered with giant faces embedded in the façade.  This is just one of them: the Mayan sun deity as a “shark-man.”  The temple was part of El Zotz, one of the Mayan’s smaller kingdoms, which features a palace and a tomb believed to hold its first ruler, who lived sometime in the 4th century A.D.

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