University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Jarosław Zrałka

New Discoveries about the Ancient Maya

Excavations at Nakum, Guatemala

By: Jarosław Zrałka and Wiesław Koszkul

Deep in the jungle of northeastern Guatemala, in the Department of the Petén, lies a Maya site that has only recently revealed its place in the early history of the region. A new excavation at Nakum by Polish archaeologists has uncovered an intact royal tomb from the Late Classic Period (ca. 600–800 CE) and important […]