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Archaeologists in Mexico have discovered an ancient canal system under the tomb of a Mayan ruler, which they say could be the civilization’s symbolic entrance to the underworld.

This seventh-century tomb of the Mayan ruler Pakal is in the Temple of Inscriptions. An inscription also says that the dead must be submerged in water.

The canal has various levels which still has water. This Temple is situated in Palenque was an important Mayan city.

Many have concluded that this canal is of particular significance to the Mayan afterlife.

The hydraulic system was discovered using sonar technology.

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Published on Jul 27, 2016

Mexican archaeologists working in the Mayan ruins of Palenque discover an ancient canal system under the tomb of ancient ruler Pakal that could be a symbolic gateway to the afterlife.

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  2. Recalled having read someplace quite a while back that souls can’t be retrieved when the body is immersed in water. As such, they may have wanted to avoid the afterlife.

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