“Dramatic” New Maya Temple Found, Covered With Giant Faces

Maya

Some 1,600 years ago, the Temple of the Night Sun was a blood-red beacon visible for miles and adorned with giant masks of the Maya sun god as a shark, blood drinker, and jaguar.

Long since lost to the Guatemalan jungle, the temple is finally showing its faces to archaeologists, and revealing new clues about the rivalrous kingdoms of the Maya.

via “Dramatic” New Maya Temple Found, Covered With Giant Faces.

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