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The kings of Calakmul were also known as the “Divine Lords of the Snake Kingdom” However this list is not continuous as the archaeological records are incomplete.

2048

               Xunantunich, in western Belize, where archaeologists found a tomb and hieroglyphic panels depicting the history of the ‘snake dynasty’. Photograph: Jaime Awe

“The tomb was found and unearthred at the ruins of xenantunich which is a city on the Mopan river in the western belize, This was a Vital ceremonial centre in the final centuries of Maya domiance which was from 600-AD-800.AD. They have found a chamber which was 16 ft-26 foot below ground and has been hidden more than a millennium under dust.mud and dirt.”

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Calakmul 

Calakmul is one of the most structure-rich within the Maya region, Which this sites contains 117 Stelas, its is the largest withhin that region.

Calakmul is also known as Kalakmul this is a archeaoogical site in Mexican stae of the Campeche which is deep in the Jungles. Calakmul was one of the largest and powerful cities over the maya lowlands.

First Calakmul was a large domain whiched is extensive distrbution of there emblehm was the snake head sign, Cakamul was dubbed at the kingdom of the Snake. The population of the Cakamul was the population 50,000 people and it had Governace at times, as far as 150 kilometeres. There has been as many ancient sctures at the figures are 6,750 which has the largest pyramid at the site.

Throughout the classic era Calakmul mainted a intense furious rivarly with the other major cities such as Tikal to the south, and other Political strenght over two cities between two maya superpowers.

The area of the city covers 7.7 sq mil within the archaeologist have mapped atleast 6250 structures within the region so Calakmul matches even the great city of Tikal in size and population.

Xunantunich_hieroglyphic_panel© Christophe Helmke
The third hieroglyphic panel discovered at the Maya ruins in Xunantunich, with Jaime Awe holding a flashlight.

further referencing : On calakmul

refence two : Unesco

 

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