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Researchers find underground tunnels beneath a Mexican Pyramid

Tunnels have been found under the alleged Tomb of King Pakal II in Palenque.

Researchers from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) of Mexico have discovered a set of ‘tunnels’ leading to the ‘underworld’ beneath an ancient Pyramid in Mexico. According to reports, the underground tunnel system connects to another, and is made of stone and approximately 40 centimeters wide and tall. In the Temple of Inscriptions, where the king of Palenque; Pakal the Great was buried, an engraving indicates that in order to be received into the underworld, one must dive into the water of the God ‘Chaac’. Read more Infos from INAH – Secretaria de Cultura