Maya Tomb Discovered in Belize

Archaeologist Jaime Awe of Northern Arizona University has excavated a tomb at the Maya site of Xunantunich.The tomb contained skeletal remains thought to have belonged to a male ruler, based upon the size and appearance of the femurs, skull, and teeth. The remains of an animal perhaps a deer or a jaguar were also found in the chamber, along with ceramics and pieces of jade.