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Burnt remains of Maya royalty mark a dramatic power shift

Carved pendant plaque of a human head from the burial.

A stone pendant was among the thousands of beads and other ornaments found in a Maya pyramid. Credit: C. Halperin

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Nature 628, 693 (2024)



  1. Halperin, C. T., Perea Carrera, M. L., Miller Wolf, K. A. & LeMoine, J.-B. Antiquity (2024).

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