Secret Tunnel Entrance to Cenote Discovered Under the Pyramid at Chichen Itza

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Researchers have discovered a secret passageway in the Temple of Kukulkan in Mexico’s Chichen Itza that could reveal clues about the ancient civilisation’s underworld beliefs. The Great Mayan Aquifer Research Project team led by underwater archaeologist Guillermo de Anda, has been investigating a labyrinth of tunnels inside the Mesoamerican step-pyramid, which has led to the passage presumed to be the pathway to an unexplored underwater cave below. read more…