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"Royal Maya Tomb Found"
November 28, 2000
A jade pectoral bearing the so-called "mat design" suggests the tomb's occupant may have been an
or "man of the mat," a title reserved for Copán's rulers. (Courtesy Seiichi Nakamura © IHAH/PICPAC)
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