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Ancient Maya sculpture depicting death deity discovered in Mexico

According to official sources on Monday, an ancient Maya stone sculpture depicting a death deity has been discovered by experts from Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).

In a press conference, the general director of INAH, Diego Prieto Hernández, stated that the limestone figure was found a few days ago in the village of Conhuas, in the Mexican state of Campeche, near the Balamkú Maya archaeological zone.

Researchers' analyses indicate that the sculpture is an anthropomorphic figure seated, with a character having an erect tabular cranial modification, wearing a nose ring and a mask on the . . .

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