Monday, October 8, 2012

Lady K'abel - Lady Snake Lord

From the Herald Sun:
Considered one of the greatest queens of classic Mayan civilisation, Lady K'abel ruled with her husband K'inich around 670-690AD. Her title, Kaloomte, translates to "Supreme Warrior" of the Wak kingdom for her royal house - the Snake Lords. Co-director of the expedition.

Washington University in St Louis' Dr David Freidel, said this title gave her greater military authority than her husband.  Excavations in the royal Maya city of El Peru-Waka uncovered the tomb filled with fractured funerary pots, jars and objects earlier this year.

For more news:
From International Business Times: "Lady Snake Lord" Tomb Found
From National Geographic: Tomb of Mayan Queen Found
From Washington Post: Tomb of Maya queen discovered

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