Mayan Masterpiece

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Science  23 Dec 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5756, pp. 1900
DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5756.1900a
CREDIT: KENNETH GARRETT/NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

This detail is from what archaeologists say is the earliest known Maya painting, a large mural dated from 100 B.C.E. The January issue of National Geographic will describe its discovery at the site of San Bartolo in Guatemala.

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