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‘Transformation of the physique’ — Crypt sheds mild on Mayan demise ritual




 

 

OCOSINGO, Mexico — The pyramids of the traditional Mayan metropolis of Tonina rise excessive above the jungle of southeastern Mexico, however deep underneath the positioning’s most necessary pyramid a once-forgotten crypt is shining new mild on the rites and rituals of this civilization.

Contained in the chamber, found in 2020 and certain constructed between the seventh and eighth centuries, archeologists discovered 400 vessels containing human ashes blended with rubber and roots.

The findings assist archeologist Juan Yadeun’s speculation that necessary figures’ stays have been integrated into balls utilized in sport – “a metamorphosis of the physique” that allowed them to stay on after their demise.

“Such dis…

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