Category: Francisco Estrada-Belli

Mexico finds water tunnel under Pakal tomb in Palenque

Associated Press Francisco Estrada-Belli, College of Arts & Sciences Archaeologists at the Mayan ruin site of Palenque said Monday they have discovered an underground water tunnel built under the Temple of Inscriptions, which houses the tomb of an ancient ruler named Pakal… Expert quote: “I believe that building a tomb over a canal certainly does […]

Bulldozed Belize Mayan site: the latest in a litany of heritage disasters

The Guardian Francisco Estrada-Belli, College of Arts & Sciences War is not the only threat to world heritage sites… Expert quote: “I don’t think I am exaggerating if I say that every day, a Maya mound is being destroyed for construction in one of the countries where the Maya lived.” View full article