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Entrance to Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM cave) Belize. | by Christophe A. Frochaux
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Entrance to Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM cave) Belize.

Maya archaeological site that includes skeletons, ceramics, and stoneware. One in particular is the famous "Monkey Pot", one of only four located across Central America. The most famous of the human remains is known as "The Crystal Maiden", the skeleton of a teenage girl, probably a sacrifice victim, whose bones have been completely calcified by the natural processes of the cave, giving it a sparkling, crystallized appearance. There are several areas of skeletal remains in the main chamber.

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Taken on March 7, 2010