Photo: Ancient Maya Tomb Yields "Amazing" Fabrics



An illustration (top) depicts ancient Maya women weaving and washing textiles. New analysis of fabric found in a royal Maya tomb (below) show that Maya cloth rivaled the quality of modern textiles.

Illustration by H. Tom Hall/NGS; photograph by Edgardo Sanabri, courtesy R. Sharer et al., Penn Museum's Early Copan Acropolis Program


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