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  • Pakal the Great tomb in the museum

    Pakal the Great tomb in the museum

    My recent trip to the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City was a deep dive into the enigmatic world of the ancient Maya. One exhibit that stands out is the tomb of Pakal the Great. Pakal, a revered Maya ruler from the city-state of Palenque in Chiapas, is a central figure in Maya history.…

  • Discovering History at the National Museum of Anthropology

    Discovering History at the National Museum of Anthropology

    We went to the National Museum of Anthropology and we were captivated by the beauty of these artifacts. Stone of the Sun is an intricately carved basalt disk that is one of the most iconic artifacts of Aztec civilization. The stone measures about 12 feet in diameter and weighs approximately 24 tons. It was discovered…