Two Sculptures of Mayan Warriors Discovered in Mexico

Posted on July 8, 2011 • Filed under: Archaeology, Culture, Mexico

Two elaborate, life-size sculptures of Mayan warriors were discovered at the archaelogical site of Toniná in southern Chiapas, El Universal reports. Archaeologists say the stone sculptures are approximately 1300 years old and depict in detail two captured warriors. They also have hieroglyphic inscriptions and specialists believe the information related by the sculptures will shed light on the alliances and conflicts between different Mayan cities at the peak of the civilization. Read Article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email