Frieze Discovered Representing Heroes of the Popul Vuh, the Mayan Holy Book

By Geraldine Cook
March 09, 2009

Guatemala, March 8 (EFE) – The mythological story of the lives of twins Hunapú and Ixbalanqué, characters ‎in the story of the world’s creation in the Popol Vuh, the sacred book of ancient Maya culture, were engraved ‎in stone 200 years before the start of the Christian era, the Guatemalan press reported today.‎