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The image on the right is an aerial view of the main plaza at Tikal, Guatemala. Below is the temple complex from ground level.



Simon Martin (left) translating Maya glyphs to the research team.

Above is a Maya relief carved out of limestone located in the interior of a Maya temple. The picture on the left shows the entrance to the temple.

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