Naj Tunich Cave

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Naj Tunich Cave is part of the Tentative list of Guatemala in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Naj Tunich Cave comprises a natural cave of karstic origin that was used as a ritual site by the Maya. Hieroglyphic texts, painted scenes and anthropomorphic figures from the Late Classic (c. 600–c. 900) have been found. They were only rediscovered in 1979.

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Full Name
Naj Tunich Cave
Country
Guatemala
Added
2002
Type
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2002 Added to Tentative List

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